Acthar is a prescription medicine to be used as a short-term, add-on therapy in the event of symptoms suddenly worsening (flare) for rheumatoid arthritis, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Some cases may require maintenance therapy.

Acthar for worsening symptoms of RA

Acthar is an FDA-approved prescription medication that can be used as a short-term, add-on medication to your current RA treatment. Acthar may be able to help when your RA symptoms are bothering you more or seem to be getting worse (flares). Talk to your doctor to find out if Acthar may be an option for you.

Only your doctor can determine if Acthar is right for you.


DO NOT take Acthar until you have talked to your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • A skin condition called scleroderma
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