You may find these materials helpful

  • The Parent and Caregiver Brochure (also available in Spanish) describes the causes and effects of IS, explains Acthar Gel and what to expect while using it, and introduces the Acthar Hub
  • The Treatment Calendar (also available in Spanish) may help you organize materials when preparing Acthar Gel, and keep track of your child's injection treatment schedule and progress
  • Keep the Step-by-Step Injection Guide (also available in Spanish) handy during your child’s injections. It contains information about preparation, injection, and storage and disposal
  • This Materials Organization Mat (also available in Spanish) was created to help parents and caregivers get organized before each injection. It provides areas to lay out the 7 items you will need each time you give your child Acthar

Helpful links

For more information about infantile spasms, you may wish to visit the following websites:

  • Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) is committed to serving as a collaborative center of education and support for children and families living with neurological conditions
  • Understanding Infantile Spasms is an online resource created by the Child Neurology Foundation to support Infantile Spasms (IS) Awareness Week
  • Tuberous Sclerosis (TS) Alliance is dedicated to finding a cure for tuberous sclerosis complex while improving the lives of those affected. Tuberous sclerosis complex is the cause of some children’s infantile spasms
  • Epilepsy Foundation is a voluntary agency dedicated to the welfare of the more than 3.4 million people affected by epilepsy in the United States

These are links to third-party websites ("Third-Party Content"). The Third-Party Content is meant for informational purposes only, is not endorsed by or under the control of Mallinckrodt ARD, Inc., and is not meant to replace a physician’s medical advice. Mallinckrodt ARD, Inc. has no responsibility or liability for and makes no representations or warranties whatsoever about any third-party content. All trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing on this website are the property of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Helpful Resources

How Acthar Gel may help

Acthar Gel has been proven to stop spasms and hypsarrhythmia in children 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 Hub

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