What is in this leaflet
This leaflet answers some common questions about Synacthen.
It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist.
All medicines have risks and benefits. Your doctor has weighed the risks of you having Synacthen against the benefits they expect it will give you.
If you have any concerns about having this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep this leaflet.
You may need to read it again.
What it looks like
Synacthen is available in a glass ampoule containing 1 mL of liquid; one ampoule per carton.
Each ampoule of Synacthen contains 250 micrograms of the active ingredient, tetracosactrin (as the hexa-acetate salt). It also contains:
- acetic acid
- sodium acetate
- sodium chloride
- water for injections
This medicine does not contain any preservative.
Synacthen is supplied in Australia by:
Australia Pty Limited
ACN 004 244 160
54 Waterloo Road
North Ryde NSW 2113
Telephone: 1 800 671 203
(R)= Registered Trademark
This leaflet was prepared in June 2005
(syn150605c.doc) based on PI
Australian Registration Number
Synacthen ampoules AUST R 11058