Description of the drug: Suspensio zinc-corticotropini suspension of zinc-corticotropin
SUSPENSION OF ZINC-CORTICOTROPIN (Suspensio zinc-corticotropini).
A white suspension containing in 1 ml of 20 IU of corticotropin. The addition of zinc chloride and other ingredients provides a prolonged effect of the drug. Apply only intramuscularly; after injection, the drug is slowly absorbed, the therapeutic effect begins after 8 - 10 hours and lasts more than 24 hours.
Indications for use are the same as for corticotropin for injection. Enter 10; 20 or 40 PIECES (0.5; 1 or 2 ml) 1 time per day.
For maintenance therapy, 2 to 3 times a week are prescribed in a dose not exceeding 20 units (for an adult).
Possible side effects: edema, increased blood pressure, tachycardia, etc.
Contraindications are the same as for corticotropin for injection.
Release form: on 5 ml in bottles with a capacity of 5 ml, corked by rubber stoppers, rolled in metal caps.
Storage: List B. In a dry, dark place at a temperature of + 1 to + 10 C. Freezing of the drug is not allowed.