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metyrapone - oral, Metopirone

GENERIC NAME: METYRAPONE - ORAL (me-TIR-a-pone)

BRAND NAME(S): Metopirone

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USES: Normally the pituitary gland in your brain sends signals to your adrenal glands to make a natural substance called cortisol. Cortisol is important for keeping your body functioning well and for good health. Metyrapone is used to test if your pituitary gland is sending the proper signals to your adrenal glands.




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