FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet 10's


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Fludrocortisone Acetate 100mcg
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Drug Information for FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet 10's

What is FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet used for?

FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet tablet is used for the treatment of low glucocorticoid levels.

FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet work?

FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called corticosteroid hormones. The drug acts by increasing the reabsorption of sodium ions and excretion of potassium and hydrogen ion, thereby maintaining blood pressure, salt and water balance.

How to take FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet.

If you miss a dose of FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet?

Drugs that interact with FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet include the following:

  • Aspirin
  • Atenolol
  • Chlorpromazine
  • Diltiazem
  • Erythromycin
  • Ethinyl estradiol
  • Glipizide
  • Losartan
  • Olmesartan
  • Ritonavir

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet:

  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Irregular periods
  • Muscle weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Vision changes

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Mood changes
  • Seizures
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Increased thirst and urination
  • Unusual weight gain
  • Change in skin appearance

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet?

  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet causes dizziness or vision problems.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.

You are advised not to take FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What special precautions should be followed while taking FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet?

  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet causes dizziness or vision problems.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.

You are advised not to take FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing medical conditions, such as bleeding problems, blood clots, osteoporosis, diabetes, eye disorders, heart problems, herpes, tuberculosis, kidney disease, cirrhosis, anxiety, depression, psychosis, diverticulitis, peptic ulcer disease, ulcerative colitis, seizures and thyroid problems.
  • Inform the doctor if you have any history of allergic reaction with the usage of FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet.
  • Tell your doctor if you get pregnant while taking FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet.

What should you tell your doctor before taking FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet?

  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing medical conditions, such as bleeding problems, blood clots, osteoporosis, diabetes, eye disorders, heart problems, herpes, tuberculosis, kidney disease, cirrhosis, anxiety, depression, psychosis, diverticulitis, peptic ulcer disease, ulcerative colitis, seizures and thyroid problems.
  • Inform the doctor if you have any history of allergic reaction with the usage of FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet.
  • Tell your doctor if you get pregnant while taking FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet.

Frequently Asked Questions about FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet

  1.Is it safe to alter the dose of FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet?

No, it is not advisable to alter the dose prescribed. Consult your doctor for dose-related queries.

  2.Do I need to monitor any laboratory parameters while taking FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet?

Yes, it is advisable to monitor blood sugar levels regularly in diabetes patients as FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet may affect blood sugar levels.

   3.Do I need to take any dietary precautions while taking FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet?

Yes, consult your doctor for knowing how much salt, potassium, and calcium should be consumed as FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet retains sodium and get rid of calcium and potassium.

   4.How should FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet be stored?

FLORICOT 100mcg Tablet should be stored at a temperature between 2-8°C.

    5.Can I recommend this medication to others?

It is not advisable to recommend drugs to others as the severity of the condition and medical history is not same for every individual.

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