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flu·dro·cor·ti·sone

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  1. fludrocortisonenoun

    A synthetic corticosteroid hormone normally used, as its acetate, in cases of adrenal insufficiency, or to increase blood pressure.

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  1. Fludrocortisone

    Fludrocortisone, sold under the brand name Florinef, among others, is a corticosteroid used to treat adrenogenital syndrome, postural hypotension, and adrenal insufficiency. In adrenal insufficiency, it is generally taken together with hydrocortisone. Fludrocortisone is taken by mouth and is most commonly used in its acetate form.Common side effects of fludrocortisone include high blood pressure, swelling, heart failure, and low blood potassium. Other serious side effects can include low immune-system function, cataracts, muscle weakness, and mood changes. Whether use of fludrocortisone during pregnancy is safe for the fetus is unknown. Fludrocortisone is mostly a mineralocorticoid, but it also has glucocorticoid effects.Fludrocortisone was patented in 1953. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines.

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  1. Fludrocortisone

    Fludrocortisone is a synthetic corticosteroid with moderate glucocorticoid potency and much greater mineralocorticoid potency. The brand name in the U.S. and Canada is Florinef.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fludrocortisone

    A synthetic mineralocorticoid with anti-inflammatory activity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fludrocortisone in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fludrocortisone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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