A synthetic corticosteroid hormone normally used, as its acetate, in cases of adrenal insufficiency, or to increase blood pressure.

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  • fludrocortisone — flu·dro·cor·ti·sone (flo͞o drō kôrʹtĭ sōn , zōn ) n. A synthetic steroid used therapeutically to increase blood pressure by lowering the amount of salt the body excretes.   [Short for fluorohydrocortisone.] * * * …   Universalium

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  • fludrocortisone — n. a synthetic mineralocorticoid (see corticosteroid) used to treat disorders of the adrenal glands marked by deficient production of aldosterone. It is administered by mouth and side effects include muscle weakness, bone disorders, digestive and …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • fludrocortisone — /ˌfludroʊˈkɔtəzoʊn/ (say .floohdroh kawtuhzohn) noun a type of hydrocortisone containing a fluorine group which has the actions of hydrocortisone but is more potent. {flu(or) 1 + (hy)drocortisone} …  

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