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Floricot 100 mcg is a prescription medicine for Addison’s disease (insufficiency of the adrenal cortex. The disorder is rare and affects the adrenal glands. The medicine contains Fludocortisone as the active ingredient, which helps to treat glucocorticoid levels caused Addison’s disease or salt-losing adrenogenital syndrome (another disease of the adrenal gland). Glucocorticoids are essential for the body to function correctly. They help to maintain the salt and water balance in the body, keeping the blood pressure level under the normal range. They also help to break down carbohydrates in your diet. Floricot 100 mcg is for oral administration, and one needs to swallow the tablet with a glass of water.
Take Floricot 100 mcg tablet before or after consuming food usually once daily. Your doctor will prescribe the medicine after analysing your condition. The dosage and duration are based in your medical condition as well as response to the treatment. To get the most out of the medication, follow your doctor’s direction carefully and take this drug exactly as your doctor told you to. Do not increase or decrease the dose of the drug without discussing with your doctor. Inform your doctor if your condition persists even after completing the course of medicine.
Before taking Floricot tablets, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and about all your medicines that you are using. Do not receive a live vaccine when using Floricot 100 mcg tablets. Consult your doctor if you are exposed to measles or chickenpox. There are other medicines as well that may affect the working of Fludocortisone tablets. These medicines are diuretic, aspirin, digoxin, rifampin, a blood thinner, insulin or diabetes medication, phenytoin, or birth control pills.
Stay away from individuals who are sick or have infections. Especially avoid contact with people who are exposed to chickenpox and measles. Do not discontinue using the drug, and you may have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Discuss with your doctor if you wish to stop using this medication.
Floricot may cause stomach upset, or reduction of your bone density. You should visit your doctor’s place if the side effects of Floricot 100 mcg persist. The common adverse effects associated with the use of Fludocortisone have increased appetite, itching, indigestion, sleeplessness, rashes, increased appetite, etc. Apart from this, you may also experience vision changes, muscle pain, chest pain, fever, unusual weight loss or gain, nervousness, and increased sweating, and vision changes. The medication may also make it harder for you to fight off infections. Inform your doctor if you experience signs of infection such as sore throat or fever.