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Cortrosyn (Cosyntropin)

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Type: drug type
Product: Cortrosyn Powder for Injectable Solution (10 Vials per Pack)
Manufacturer: Amphastar Pharmaceuticals
Country: Canada
Dosage: 0.25 mg/1 vial

Generic Equivalent of Cortrosyn
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There is no generic product of Cortrosyn.

Cortrosyn Information

Cortrosyn (Brand and Generic) offers the brand Cortrosyn also known as Cosyntropin, from Canada manufactured by Amphastar pharmaceuticals. There is no generic version currently available for this product.


Brand Cortrosyn comes in the dosage strength of 0.25mg/ 1 vial powder for injectable solution.


Cortrosyn (Cosyntropin) is a man-made form of a hormone called adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) used as a Screening of Adrenocortical Insufficiency. It is used when running an ACTH stimulation test for discovering disorders affecting the adrenal glands such as Addison's disease, Cushing syndrome, or hypopituitarism. Cosyntropin belongs to the drug class known as corticotropin. ACTH is a hormone that is normally produced by the pituitary gland in the brain. The function of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ATCH) is to stimulate the pituitary gland for production of adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones help your body respond to stress and it also supports many systems of the body including circulation, metabolism, immunity, and the nervous system.

Side Effects and Precautions

As observed in several patients who have used this medication, there are some side effects that you might experience. Here are some of the common side effects that have been observed:
• Slow or fast heartbeats;
• Rashes;
• Allergic reactions;
• Swelling of feet, hands or both;
• Increase in blood pressure;

Any serious side effects with this medication is very rare. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience the following signs of an allergic reaction;
• Breathing difficulty;
• Swelling of any or all parts of the face;
• Hives;
• Swelling of the throat, lips or both

Warnings and Interactions

Before you start to use this medication, ensure you keep your doctor informed about your diet. Also, tell them if you:
• Have allergies to Cortrosyn;
• Have had any allergies during a previous simulation test involving ACTH;
• Have low magnesium or potassium level in your blood;

This medication is administered by a healthcare professional. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Tell your doctor about all the medications you currently take including prescription, OTC, herbal supplements and vitamins. There may be drug interactions between Cortrosyn and some other medications such as Albuterol, Azelastine nasal, Ambien, Bravelle, Calcium 600D, Dexilant, Ranitidine, etc.

Question and Answers

Why is Cortrosyn more affordable in Canada than in the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Cortrosyn, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Cortrosyn from our pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from has a rigorous process for selecting our partners so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does the Cortrosyn cost in Canada?

At Our pharmacy, the cost of Cortrosyn 0.25mg/1 vial starts at $1202.99 for one pack of 10 vials of powder for injectable solution.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Cortrosyn from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Cortrosyn prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors’ prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit to how many Cortrosyn I’m allowed to order at a time? can only dispense a maximum of a three-month supply of Cortrosyn at one time, as per your doctor’s prescription.

Can I buy Cortrosyn over the counter from you?

No, Cortrosyn requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Cortrosyn?

No, there is no generic version available for this product.

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