fludrocortisone acetate


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fludrocortisone

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

fludrocortisone acetate

A corticosteroid drug.
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Fludrocortisone acetate, the less expensive choice, is given daily.
Also, it is intermittently unavailable, so in those cases, fludrocortisone acetate may be chosen as the initial treatment.
We then used the CL assay and SBD-RIA to analyze samples obtained from 27 patients before and after inhibition testing (saline loading or fludrocortisone acetate) to confirm the diagnosis of PA.
Moreover, to confirm the diagnosis, inadequate adrenal inhibition after volume expansion is required; i.e., 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.
In managing the hypotension responsible for some of their most disturbing side effects, such as severe dizziness, he uses strategies ranging from surgical support stockings to low dosages (for example, 0.1 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.
In March Global expanded its exclusive generics offerings with the approval of fludrocortisone acetate tablets, the equivalent of King Pharmaceutical Inc.'s Florinef, and Global continues to offer the only AB-rated generic version of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.'s Brethine, with its terbutaline sulfate tablets.