fludrocortisone acetate


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fludrocortisone

(floo″drō-kor′tĭ-sōn)
A synthetic corticosteroid.

fludrocortisone acetate

A corticosteroid drug.

fludrocortisone acetate

(floo´drōkor´tisōn´ as´ətāt),
n brand name: Florinef Acetate;
drug class: glucocorticoid, mineralocorticoid;
action: promotes increased reabsorption of sodium and loss of potassium from renal tubules;
uses: adrenal insufficiency, salt-losing adrenogenital syndrome.
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If aldosterone is deficient, maintenance therapy also includes oral doses of fludrocortisone acetate.
During delivery, treatment is similar to that of patients needing surgery; following delivery, the dose is gradually tapered and the usual maintenance doses of hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone acetate by mouth are not reached until about 10 days after childbirth.
Fludrocortisone Acetate tablets are indicated as partial replacement therapy for primary and secondary adrenocortical insufficiency in Addison's disease and for the treatment of salt-losing adrenogenital syndrome.
Regarding the Fludrocortisone Acetate Tablets ANDA, for which we received approval in March 2002, we have captured about 35% of new prescriptions only one month post launch.
The increase in revenue by approximately 94% over the prior year was primarily due to the introduction of two new products: Terbutaline Sulfate Tablets in June 2001 and Fludrocortisone Acetate Tablets in March 2002.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Company's Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) to market Fludrocortisone Acetate Tablets, a generic version of Florinef(R).
We are pleased to add Fludrocortisone Acetate Tablets to our growing portfolio of products.
ProAmatine should be used with caution in orthostatic hypotensive patients who are also diabetic, as well as those with a history of visual problems who are also taking fludrocortisone acetate, which is known to cause an increase in intraocular pressure and glaucoma.