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- What is cosyntropin-injectable, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for cosyntropin-injectable?
- Is cosyntropin-injectable available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for cosyntropin-injectable?
- What are the side effects of cosyntropin-injectable?
- What is the dosage for cosyntropin-injectable?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with cosyntropin-injectable?
- Is cosyntropin-injectable safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about cosyntropin-injectable?
What is the dosage for cosyntropin-injectable?
The initial dose for adults is based on what the drug is being used for and whether it is being given intravenously or intramuscularly. For example, the intravenous dose in diagnosing adrenocortical insufficiency is 0.25 mg. Initial doses of 1 mg intramuscularly may be used when transferring from corticosteroids.
Which drugs or supplements interact with cosyntropin-injectable?
: Cosyntropin may increase the electrolyte loss during diuretic therapy.
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