Arthritis and asthma victims, and all other users of ACTH, got some good
news from Armour Laboratories last week. Highly purified "HP ACTHAR
Gel" brings quicker relief than older forms of the hormone, can be
injected more easily, and will cost less. Typical five-day asthma
treatment will drop from $31.25 to $12; the 21-day dosage for acute
early rheumatoid arthritis from $120 to $40.80.
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