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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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. 7)
  • Fludrocortisone (acétate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Fludrocortisone Acetate (PH: BP 2011, JP XV, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Fludrocortisone acetate (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Fludrocortisoni acetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Astonin Merck
    Merck S.L., Spain
  • Astonin H
    Merck, Germany; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Astonin-H
    Merck, Austria; Merck, Hungary; Merck KGaA, Romania
  • Lonikan
    Merck, Argentina
  • Adixone
    Genopharm, France
  • Cortineff ophtalmicum
    Jelfa, Poland
  • Cortineff
    IFET, Greece; Polfa Pabianice, Bulgaria; Polfa Pabianice, Georgia; Polfa Pabianice, Lithuania; Polfa Pabianice, Latvia; Polfa Pabianice, Poland; Polfa Pabianice, Russian Federation
  • Dicortineff Vet (Fludrocortisone and Neomycin, + Gramicidin (veterinary use))
    Polfa Warszawa, Poland
  • Florinef Acetaat
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Netherlands
  • Florinef
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Australia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Switzerland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Denmark; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, United Kingdom; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Hong Kong; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Ireland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Iceland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Japan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Korea; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Malaysia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Norway; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sweden; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Singapore; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Thailand; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Africa; Healthcare Logistics, New Zealand; Merck, Chile; Monarch, United States; P & D, Malta; Paladin, Canada
  • Florinefe
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil
  • Fludrocortison
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Slovakia
  • Fludrocortisonacetaat CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Fludrocortisonacetaat PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Fludrocortisonacetaat (veterinary use)
    Kombivet, Netherlands
  • Fludrocortisone Acetate Barr
    Barr, United States
  • Fludrocortisone Acetate Impax
    Impax, United States
  • Fludrocortisone Acetate Wast-Ward
    West-Ward, United States
  • Fludrocortisone Genepharm
    Genepharm, Greece
  • Neoproct (Fludrocortisone and Lidocaine)
    Bayer Schering Pharma, Finland

International Drug Name Search


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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