How Acthar Works in Infantile Spasms
H.P. Acthar® Gel is a prescription medication that is used to treat infantile spasms in infants and children under 2 years of age
Approved by the FDA, Acthar was proven to stop spasms and hypsarrhythmia. In one clinical study, 87% of children had no spasms and no hypsarrhythmia by week 2. Some parents reported that their children’s spasms disappeared as early as day 1 following the start of treatment. On average, children responded to treatment at day 3.
Children with an underlying disease or injury to the brain also benefited from Acthar. However, every child will respond to treatment differently. Contact your doctor or nurse regarding any questions you may have about treatment with Acthar.