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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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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


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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. 8)
  • Fludrocortisone (acétate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Fludrocortisone Acetate (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Fludrocortisone acetate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Fludrocortisoni acetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • Astonin
    Kemofarmacija, Slovenia; Merck, Hungary
  • Astonin H
    Merck, Egypt; Merck Serono, Germany
  • Astonin Merck
    Merck S.L., Spain
  • Astonin-H
    Merck, Austria; Merck, Romania
  • Cortilon
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Florinef
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lebanon
  • Lonikan
    Elea, Argentina
  • Cortineff
    Polfa Lódz, Poland; Polfa Pabianice, Bulgaria; Polfa Pabianice, Georgia; Polfa Pabianice, Lithuania; Polfa Pabianice, Latvia
  • Cortineff ophtalm. 0.1%
    Jelfa, Poland; PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Dicortineff (Fludrocortisone and Neomycin, + Gramicidin)
    Warszawskie Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polfa, Lithuania
  • Dicortineff (Fludrocortisone and Neomycin, + Gramicidin (veterinary use))
    Polfa Warszawa, Poland
  • Florinef
    Aspen, Australia; Aspen, Switzerland; Aspen, Ireland; Aspen, New Zealand; Aspen Hong Kong Pty, Hong Kong; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Denmark; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Finland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Iceland; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Japan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Norway; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sweden; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Africa; E. R. Squibb & Sons, United Kingdom; LENIS, Slovenia; Merck, Chile; P & D, Malta; Paladin, Canada
  • Florinef Acetaat
    Aspen, Netherlands; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Florinef Acetate
    Monarch, United States
  • Florinefe
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil
  • Flucortac
    HAC Pharma, France
  • 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


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)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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