Preliminary Communications

Nasal mucosal absorption of tetracosactrin as indicated by rise in plasma fluorogenic corticosteroids

Br Med J 1969; 4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5680.407 (Published 15 November 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;4:407
  1. J. Keenan,
  2. M. A. Chamberlain

    Abstract

    Tetracosactrin has been administered to six healthy dexamethasone-suppressed subjects by nasal insufflation. The pronounced increase of the plasma fluorogenic corticosteroids suggests that the peptide is well absorbed by this route.

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