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Fludrocortisone acetate (Florinef) is a man-made oral corticosteroid prescribed as partial replacement therapy for primary and secondary adrenocortical insufficiency in Addison's disease. Florinef is also prescribed to treat salt losing adrenogenital syndrome. Side effects, drug interactions, dosage, storage, and pregnancy safety information should be reviewed prior to taking this medicaiton.

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      • What is Addison's disease?
      • How does Addison's disease occur?
      • What is cortisol?
      • How is cortisol regulated?
      • What is aldosterone?
      • What causes Addison's disease?
      • Primary adrenal insufficiency
      • Polyendocrine deficiency syndrome
      • Tuberculosis
      • Other causes of Addison's disease
      • Secondary adrenal insufficiency
      • What are the signs and symptoms of Addison's disease?
      • How is Addison's disease diagnosed?
      • How is Addison's disease treated?
      • Surgery
      • Pregnancy?
      • Patient education
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