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Experience With H.P. Acthar Gel Treatment of Patients With Nephrotic Syndrome/Proteinuria Due to Various Etiologies and Its Effect on Podocyte Function

Patients with proteinuria to start treatment with Acthar and watch a variety of clinical parameters with a goal of decreasing proteinuria between 50-100% over a period of nine months with every 3 months increasing the dose of medication until a decrease of either 50- 100 % of protein excretion is achieved. In addition addition podocyte function will be assessed monthly by measuring suPar levels, tnf alpha, podocyte/creatinine levels as well as podocyte function studies.

Sponsored by: Greater Boston Medical Associates