fludrocortisone


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Related to fludrocortisone: Midodrine, fludrocortisone acetate

flu·dro·cor·ti·sone

 (flo͞o′drō-kôr′tĭ-sōn′, -zōn′)
n.
A synthetic steroid, C21H29FO5, used in its acetate form to treat conditions such as Addison's disease that are characterized by insufficient production of adrenal hormones.

[Shortening of fluorohydrocortisone.]
Translations

fludrocortisone

n fludrocortisona
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Furthermore, registration priority has been given to life saving medicines like Fludrocortisone, D-Pencillamine, Hydrochlorothiazide and Nitrofurontion.
Furthermore, registration priority has been given to live saving medicine like Fludrocortisone, D-Pencillamine, Hydrochlorothiazide and Nitrofurontion.
For patients with ongoing orthostasis and without a history of congestive heart failure, consider using the potent mineralocorticoid fludrocortisone starting at 0.
Although some enzyme function may persist, treatment with fludrocortisone, prednisone, and testosterone is the standard of care.
Fludrocortisone acetate, a synthetic mineralocorticoid, is the medication of first choice for most patients with orthostatic hypotension whose symptoms are not adequately controlled using nonpharmacologic measures, (28) but keep in mind that treating orthostatic hypotension with fludrocortisones is an off-label use of the medication.
In addition to IV support, the renal service suggested management with fludrocortisone 0.
8 Patients needing mineralocorticoid replacement may use fludrocortisone, also a category C drug, during preconception or pregnancy.
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He was asked to continue long-term treatment with hydrocortisone (three times daily) 10/5/5 mg and fludrocortisone 100 mg (once daily).
Commonly used medications to address NOH include fludrocortisone (Florinef[R]), which necessitates potassium level monitoring, and midodrine (Figueroa et al.
This has been shown to be a practical and noninvasive method in the diagnosis of primary hyperaldosteronism in cats when combined with the suppression induced by salt or fludrocortisone acetate (DJAJADININGRAT-LAANEN et al.