Floricot 100mcg Tablet 10'S


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FLUDROCORTISONE 100MCG
By Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
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Drug Information for Floricot 100mcg Tablet 10'S

What is FLORICOT 100MCG?

  • FLORICOT 100MCG contains Fludrocortisone acetate which belongs to a group of medicine called steroids (corticosteroids)
CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION

THERAPEUTIC USES

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

INTERACTIONS

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

SIDE EFFECTS

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What FLORICOT 100MCG is used for?

It is used to,

  • replace the hormones that are normally produced by glands attached to your kidneys. These hormones will not be produced by your body if you suffer from a condition called Addison’s disease
  • treat a condition called ‘salt losing adrenogenital syndrome’ which is a different form of hormone imbalance
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TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR

PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to Fludrocortisone acetate or any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • you have or have recently had any bacterial, viral or fungal infection that is not being treated
  • have or ever have had tuberculosis
  • have had any intestinal, bowel disorder or stomach ulcer
  • have an infection or inflammation of the veins in your leg (thrombophlebitis)
  • have had any mental disorders or epilepsy
  • have had any kidney, liver or thyroid problems
  • have recently suffered from any form of cancer
  • have thin or brittle bones (osteoporosis)
  • have myasthenia gravis (a disease which causes weak muscles) or any other muscle weakness
  • have high blood pressure or heart failure
  • or someone in your family has glaucoma (increased pressure in your eyes)
  • are diabetic as your insulin dose may need to be changed or have a family history of diabetes
  • are suffering from stress (such as trauma, surgery or severe illness), as you may require supportive corticosteroid therapy both during the treatment period and for a year afterwards
  • are to have or have had intestinal surgery
  • have experienced blurred vision or other visual disturbances
  • have ever had severe depression or manic-depression (bipolar disorder)
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  • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breast-feeding you should make sure you discuss this with your doctor before taking FLORICOT 100MCG
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  • FLORICOT 100MCG has not been shown to impair your ability to drive or operate machinery
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Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any of the following medicines such as:

  • aspirin, ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) as corticosteroids can increase the chance of bleeding from the gut
  • any antifungals (e.g. ketoconazole, amphotericin)
  • warfarin or other blood thinners
  • oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • human growth hormone
  • muscle relaxants e.g. atracurium
  • cyclosporin
  • barbiturates drugs are used as sedatives (to produce a calming effect), as hypnotics (to produce sleep), or as an adjunct in anesthesia
  • medicines used to treat high blood pressure (e.g. sodium phenylbutyrate, clonidine, methyldopa, ACE inhibitors, a and ß-blockers, angiotensin II receptor antagonists, calcium-channel blockers and diuretics)
  • digoxin (used to treat heart problem)
  • phenytoin, primidone, carbamazepine (used in the treatment of fits)
  • medicine used to treat tuberculosis (TB) (e.g. isoniazid, rifampicin, rifabutin)
  • antidiabetic medicines
  • medicines used to treat thyroid problems
  • mifepristone, aminoglutethimide
  • acetazolamide, neostigmine
  • hyoscine, doxazosin, donepezil, galantamine, tiotropium
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  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • This medicine is for oral use

If you take more FLORICOT 100MCG

  • If you take too much of your medicine seek immediate medical advice from your doctor or your nearest hospital

If you forget to take FLORICOT 100MCG

  • If you have missed a dose take it as soon as you remember unless it is nearly time for your next dose. Then continue your normal dose times
  • Do not take a double dose

If you stop taking FLORICOT 100MCG

  • Do not stop using this medicine without consulting your doctor
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

SERIOUS

COMMON

  • allergic reaction marked by difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips or tongue
  • severe pains in your stomach or abdomen, skin rash
  • feeling depressed, including thinking about suicide
  • mood disorders
  • feeling anxious, having problems sleeping, difficulty in thinking or being confused and losing your memory
  • feeling, seeing or hearing things which do not exist
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  • infection of the veins in the legs
  • blood clots (thromboembolism)
  • thrush (white patches) or fungal infections (or sores in your mouth)
  • muscle weakness, pain or wasting, tendon rupture (where muscles connect to bones)
  • bone problems, including thinning or wasting or fractures and delays in bone healing
  • pancreatitis
  • ulcers of the stomach or intestine (which can lead to perforation or bleeding), pain or burning in your stomach or esophagus, ulcers of the windpipe
  • indigestion, swelling of the stomach (feeling full or bloated)
  • increased appetite
  • skin problems including thinning of the skin and eye, bruising, facial redness, stretch marks, increased facial hair, acne
  • poor wound healing, increased sweating
  • reactions to skin tests may be reduced
  • heart failure, irregular heartbeats, high blood pressure
  • epilepsy or seizures, fainting, diarrhoea
  • vertigo (spinning feeling)
  • sleep problems
  • headaches
  • severe blood loss
  • increased number of white cells or other blood disorders
  • irregular or absent periods
  • water and sodium (salt) retention
  • problems in the eyes such as glaucoma, clouding of the lens (cataract), problems with vision, infection of the cornea
  • changes in your body’s mineral levels
  • high blood sugar levels
  • weight gain
  • low blood urea nitrogen levels
  • decreased pituitary function (a change in the levels of some hormones, mineral balance or protein in blood tests)
  • hormone imbalance causing Cushing's syndrome
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STORAGE

  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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