Proven to stop infantile spasms*

My baby has spasms. Could it be infantile spasms?

Infantile spasms (IS) is a very rare condition that affects around 2500 infants and children each year in the United States. Spasms, however, are just part of the symptoms. If you suspect your child has IS, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

My baby was diagnosed with infantile spasms. How may Acthar Gel help?

Acthar Gel is an FDA-approved treatment that can be used to treat all types of IS. It has been shown in clinical trials to meet the goals for successful treatment set by 2 major organizations of neurology professionals.

My child's doctor has prescribed Acthar Gel for infantile spasms. What's next?

From the moment your doctor prescribes Acthar Gel, you’ll be supported every step of the way. A Case Manager will call to get you started and explain how to get Acthar Gel.

We're home. Where can I go for support as I treat my child with Acthar Gel?

The first few times you give your baby an Acthar Gel injection at home, it's natural to have questions. You probably still have questions about IS too. Here's where the answers start.

Acthar Gel for infantile spasms (IS)

Acthar Gel is a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved medication for IS that contains ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone), a naturally occurring hormone, which has been proven to stop spasms and hypsarrhythmia in infants and children under 2 years of age with IS.

Helpful Resources

Parent and Caregiver Brochure

Learn more about your child's IS and treatment with Acthar Gel from this helpful and informative brochure.

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Acthar Hub

See the many ways the Acthar Hub can help you get Acthar Gel for your child with IS.

Step-by-step injection guide

Download this informative injection guide to keep handy during your child’s injections.

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*Acthar Gel is an FDA-approved treatment that can be used to treat all types of IS. It has been shown in clinical trials to meet the goals for successful treatment set by 2 major organizations of neurology professionals.