A 19-year-old male asked:

Is it possible for acth to be prescribed? i am taking hydrocortisone, but i believe acth would be better.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 43 years experience
ACTH: is available, but it works by injection only, acts for a very short period of time, is very expensive, and depends upon functioning adrenal glands. It is not an appropriate therapy for you. Talk w/your doctor.
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