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.
In March Global expanded its exclusive generics offerings with the approval of fludrocortisone acetate tablets, the equivalent of King Pharmaceutical Inc.
The significant year-over-year increases came primarily on Claritin-D(R) 12-hour over-the-counter (OTC) Tablets shipped to Schering-Plough during the first quarter of 2003; higher sales of Fludrocortisone Acetate Tablets, introduced at the end of the first quarter of 2002; higher Lipram sales; sales of Minocycline Hydrochloride Capsules launched in the third quarter of 2002; and lower product returns.
The increase in net sales by approximately 350% over the prior year was primarily due to the March 2002 introduction of a new product, Fludrocortisone Acetate Tablets, as well as other products introduced since July 2001, such as Terbutaline Sulfate Tablets.
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).