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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.

US matches:

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. 9)
  • Fludrocortisone (acétate de) (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Fludrocortisone Acetate (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Int. 7, USP 41)
  • Fludrocortisone acetate (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Fludrocortisoni acetas (PH: Ph. Eur. 9, Ph. Int. 7)

Brand Names

  • Astionin-H
    Merck, Kuwait
  • Astonin
    Merck S.L., Spain; Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Astonin 0.1 mg
    Merck, Hungary
  • Astonin H
    Kemofarmacija, Slovenia; Merck, Egypt
  • Astonin H 0,1mg
    Merck Serono, Germany
  • Astonin-H
    Merck, Austria; Merck, Colombia; Merck, Romania
  • Astonin-H 0.1mg
    Merck, Luxembourg
  • Cortilon
    Amoun, Egypt
  • Efenirol [+ Hydrocortisone]
    Urufarma, Uruguay
  • Florinef
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lebanon; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Mexico
  • Lonikan
    Elea, Argentina
  • Panotile [+ Neomycin, + Polymyxin B]
    Zambon, Tunisia
  • Cortineff
    IFET, Greece; Polfa Pabianice, Bulgaria; Polfa Pabianice, Lithuania; Polfa Pabianice, Latvia; Polfa Pabianice, Poland
  • Cortineff ophtalm. 0.1%
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Dicortineff [+ Neomycin, + Gramicidin]
    Polfa Warszawa, Poland; Warszawskie Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polfa, Lithuania
  • Dicortineff [+ Neomycin, + Gramicidin] [veterinary use]
    Polfa Warszawa, Poland
  • Florinef
    Aspen, Norway; Aspen, New Zealand; Aspen Europe, Sweden; Aspen Hong Kong Pty, Hong Kong; Aspen Japan, Japan; Aspen Nordic, Denmark; Aspen Nordic, Finland; Aspen Pharma Trading Ltd, Iceland; Aspen Pharmacare, Australia; Bristol-Myers Squibb, Taiwan; Bristol-Myers Squibb, South Africa; IFET, Greece; Merck, Chile; Paladin, Canada
  • Florinef 0.1mg
    Aspen, Switzerland
  • Florinef Acetaat
    Aspen Oss, Netherlands
  • Florinefe
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, Brazil
  • Flucortac
    HAC Pharma, France
  • Fludrocortisonacetaat 62.5 microgram voor honden en katten [veterinary use]
    Kombivet, Netherlands
  • Fludrocortisonacetaat CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Fludrocortisone Acetate
    Aspen, United Kingdom; Aspen, Ireland; Barr, United States; Hikma Maple, United States; IMPAX Laboratories, United States
  • Neoproct [+ Lidocaine]
    Bayer HealthCare, Finland
  • Otozambon [+ Polymyxin B, + Neomycin, + Furaltadone, + Lidocaine]
    Lukoll, Peru
  • Panotile [+ Lidocaine, + Neomycin, + Polymyxin B]
    Zambon, Belgium; Zambon, Switzerland; Zambon, Luxembourg; Zambon, Malta; Zambon, Netherlands
  • Paroticin [+ Lidocaine, + Polymyxin B]
    Adelco, Greece; Adelco, Malta

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)

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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