About Floricot 0.1mg
How does Floricot 0.1mg?
Floricot is the brand name for the medicine prescribed for the treatment of low levels of Glucocorticoid which are caused by certain diseases of the Adrenal gland such as the Adrenocortical insufficiency or salt-losing Adrenogenital syndrome. It contains the active ingredient Fludrocortisone, a type of steroid, which helps in treating the imbalance of Corticosteroids in the body.
Fludrocortisone 0.1mg- Working Mechanism
Fludrocortisone in the medicine controls the levels of sodium and many fluids in the body. It helps in maintaining the salt and water levels in the body of those suffering from Addison’s disease who cannot produce enough amounts of steroids on their own or those who excrete out large quantities of sodium through urine.
Fludrocortisone 0.1mg- Dosage Facts
Fludrocortisone is available in the form of tablets for oral administration. It should not be taken in smaller or larger quantities than recommended.
Fludrocortisone can be taken with or without food, at the same time each day. The period of treatment ranges from one week to two weeks, according to the patient’s needs. It may take more than a week or two to get the full effect of this medication.
Fludrocortisone 0.1mg- Side Effects
While the body accepts and alters itself to the medication; dizziness, drowsiness, light-headedness or headaches may occur. Dry cough may also be one of the usual side effects; if it is persistent it has to be treated right away.
The following serious side effects need to be tented to immediately:
• Irregular/unusual heartbeats, sleeplessness,
• Impotence, decreased sex drive
• Joint inflammation
• Swelling of hands or feet
• Increased thirst or urination
• Muscle weakness
• Black stools
• Slow wound healing
Floricot 0.1mg- Buying Information
Floricot is available in the form of tablets of strength 100mcg in strips of 10, 20 or 30 tablets. They are easily available in all the known pharmacies.
They could be bought online too at great prices which is possible through huge discounts and deals offered by the respective online pharmacies.