fludrocortisone

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Chemical structure of fludrocortisone
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Etymology[edit]

Blend of fluoro- +‎ hydrocortisone.

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fludrocortisone (uncountable)

  1. (pharmacology) A potent mineralocorticoid drug that is derived from hydrocortisone, possesses some glucocorticoid activity, and is administered in the form of its acetate C23H31FO6 to treat adrenocortical insufficiency.

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