Acthar may work with your body in 2 ways:
Acthar helps your body produce its own natural steroid hormones, which are believed to have an impact on inflammation in the body.
Acthar also directly affects immune cells, which may have an impact on the inflammation that occurs during an MS attack
While the exact way that Acthar works in the body is unknown, further studies are being conducted. This information is based on laboratory data, and how it relates to patient benefits is unknown.
If you think Acthar could be right for your MS attacks, talk to your doctor.
Download the Acthar brochure for more information and a few tips on how to get the conversation started with your doctor.
If you and your doctor decide Acthar could be right for you, there are a few steps that need to be taken after your prescription is written.