ACTH-zinc-phosphate - drug ACTH with prolonged action (up to 32 hours). The bottle contains 100 UNITS ACTH in 4 ml of 0.01 N. solution of hydrochloric acid with the added chloride zinc and preservative. In vial administered 1 ml solution of alkaline phosphate from the enclosed capsules. A thin suspension of zinc phosphate, adsorbing ACTH. Applies only intramuscularly 1 time in 2-3 days by 10-40 UNITS(0,5 - 2 ml). Finished suspension remains in the cold for up to 8 days.
When applying ACTH possible side effects: swelling, increased blood pressure, agitation, insomnia, phenomena of diabetes mellitus, menstrual irregularities , etc. For their prevention in the treatment of ACTH reduce the number entered in the body of salt, appoint a diet rich in vegetables, fruit and protein.
Contraindicated ACTH during pregnancy, ulcer disease of stomach and duodenal ulcers, diabetes mellitus.