Adrenal Cortex Extract

Adrenal Cortex Extract

An adrenal gland extract of animal origin which may be used by alternative health practitioners for managing obesity and various other conditions. Adrenal cortex extracts are not FDA-approved, not prepared by the GMP (good manufacturing practice standards) required for pharmaceuticals, and may be infected—e.g., with Mycobacterium abscessus.
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Plus it boasts an Adrenal Cortex Extract, the traditional support for adrenal health.
Only they used adrenal cortex extract in those days, but it is no longer available and this adrenal complex bears a rough equivalency to that product.
An unlicensed injectable medicine sold as adrenal cortex extract (ACE*) and distributed in the alternative medicine community led to the largest outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus infections reported in the United States.
To identify infections secondary to injection of purported adrenal cortex extract, health-care providers should inquire about potential previous use in their patients who have cutaneous abscess and should obtain specimens for inoculation on culture media that will support the growth of M.