fludrocortisone

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Related to fludrocortisone acetate: Midodrine

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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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.
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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.