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Fludrocortisone

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Fludrocortisone (fludrocortisone systemic) is a member of the drug class mineralocorticoids and is used to treat Addison's Disease, Adrenogenital Syndrome, Dysautonomia and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome.

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UK matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

H02AA02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000127-31-1

Chemical Formula

C21-H29-F-O5

Molecular Weight

380

Therapeutic Category

Mineralocorticoid

Chemical Name

Pregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 9-fluoro-11,17,21-trihydroxy-, (11β)-

Foreign Names

  • Fludrocortisonum (Latin)
  • Fludrocortison (German)
  • Fludrocortisone (French)
  • Fludrocortisona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Fludrocortisone (OS: BAN, DCF, DCIT)
  • Fluorhydrocortisone (IS)
  • Fludrocortisone Acetate (OS: JAN, BANM)
  • StC 1400 (IS)
  • Fludrocortisonacetat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Fludrocortisone (acétate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Fludrocortisone Acetate (PH: BP 2015, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 37)
  • Fludrocortisone acetate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Fludrocortisoni acetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Astonin
    Merck, Hungary
  • Astonin H
    Merck, Egypt; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Serono, Germany
  • Astonin Merck
    Merck S.L., Spain
  • Astonin-H
    Merck, Austria; Merck, Colombia; Merck, Romania
  • Cortilon
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Florinef
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lebanon
  • Lonikan
    Elea, Argentina
  • Cortineff
    IFET, Greece; Jelfa, Poland; Polfa Lódz, Poland; Polfa Pabianice, Bulgaria; Polfa Pabianice, Georgia; Polfa Pabianice, Lithuania; Polfa Pabianice, Latvia; Polfa Pabianice, Russian Federation
  • Dicortineff (Fludrocortisone and Neomycin, + Gramicidin)
    Warszawskie Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polfa, Lithuania
  • Dicortineff Vet (Fludrocortisone and Neomycin, + Gramicidin (veterinary use))
    Polfa Warszawa, Poland
  • Florinef
    Aspen, Australia; Aspen, New Zealand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Switzerland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Denmark; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hong Kong; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ireland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Iceland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Japan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Norway; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sweden; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Thailand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Africa; E.R. Squibb & Sons, United Kingdom; Merck, Chile; P & D, Malta; Paladin, Canada
  • Florinef Acetaat
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Netherlands
  • Florinefe
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil
  • Fludrocortison
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Slovakia
  • Fludrocortisonacetaat (veterinary use)
    Kombivet, Netherlands
  • Fludrocortisonacetaat CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Fludrocortisonacetaat PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Fludrocortisone Genepharm
    Genepharm, Greece
  • Neoproct (Fludrocortisone and Lidocaine)
    Bayer HealthCare, Finland
  • Paroticin (Fludrocortisone and Lidocaine, + Polymyxin B)
    Adelco, Greece

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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