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Scientific Name: Fludrocortisone
Brand Name: Florinef
Company Owner: King pharmaceuticals inc, Barr laboratories inc, Impax laboratories inc
Mechanism Of Action The main endogenous mineralocorticoid, aldosterone, is produced in the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal cortex – it acts on mineralocorticoid receptors in the kidneys to increase sodium reabsorption and potassium excretion, which in turn helps to regulate plasma electrolyte composition and blood pressure.
Description of the Drug: Fludrocortisone is a mineralocorticoid used to treat adrenocortical insufficiency and salt-losing adrenogenital syndrome.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00687