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 (flo͞o′drō-kôr′tĭ-sōn′, -zōn′)
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.]


n fludrocortisona
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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.
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The others in Group A are fludrocortisone acetate, hydrocortisone acetate, and--importantly--methylpred-nisolone and prednisone.
patients are challenged by saline loading or fludrocortisone acetate test (4).
Core products that showed sales increases over last year included minocycline HCI capsules, fludrocortisone acetate tablets and the Lipram (pancreatic enzymes) line.
1 mg/day) of the mineralocorticoid fludrocortisone acetate (Florinef).
If aldosterone is also deficient, it is replaced with oral doses of a mineralocorticoid, called fludrocortisone acetate (Florinef[R]), which is taken once a day.
The significant year-over-year increases came primarily on over-the-counter (OTC) Loratadine and Pseudoephedrine Sulfate Extended Release 12-hour Tablets shipped to Schering-Plough and Wyeth during the second quarter of 2003; sales of Minocycline Hydrochloride Capsules launched in the third quarter of 2002; higher sales of Fludrocortisone Acetate Tablets, introduced at the end of the first quarter of 2002; higher Lipram sales; revenue from our strategic OTC agreements; and lower product returns.