Guidelines for treating IS

Infantile spasms is rare, affecting fewer than 2500 patients each year, most between birth and the first year of life; however, it's a catastrophic condition for which there is a need to identify, diagnose, and treat early.4


According the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and Child Neurology Society (CNS) guidelines, treatment success should be measured by the elimination of both spasms and hypsarrhythmia.5

Clusters of myoclonic and tonic seizures6
Hypsarrhythmic EEG pattern5

Watch to learn about diagnosing IS and the treatment of IS with Acthar


Experts talk about the challenges involved with diagnosing this unique disorder.


How treatment with Acthar can help a child with IS.

Helpful Resources

Assistance for parents and caregivers

Materials to help your practice train and prepare parents and caregivers on the use of Acthar for a child with IS.

Physician Referral/Prescription Form

Download for your practice to complete.

Reimbursement and co-pay support

Helping you help children with IS get Acthar A.S.A.P.