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    Brand Name: ASTONIN

    Generic Name: Fludrocortisone

    Generic for Astonin* (Fludrocortisone) is a corticosteroid used to treat low glucocorticoid levels caused by Addison's disease, salt-losing adrenogenital syndrome, and adrenocortical insufficiency. It helps control the salt and water balance in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
    We sell only Fludrocortisone, the generic version of Astonin*.
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    *We do not sell Astonin brand.

    Facts about Generic Drugs

    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
    • Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
     
    Bio-equivalent drug for Astonin* is Fludrocortisone
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What is Generic for Astonin* used for?

Generic for Astonin* (Fludrocortisone) is a corticosteroid used to treat low glucocorticoid levels caused by Addison's disease, salt-losing adrenogenital syndrome, and adrenocortical insufficiency. It helps control the salt and water balance in your body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Astonin*?

The dosage of Generic for Astonin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Astonin* can be taken with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Astonin*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Astonin* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Astonin*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Astonin*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Astonin*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Astonin*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Astonin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Astonin* can interact with birth control pills, blood thinners, and diabetes medications.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Astonin*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Astonin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Astonin* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Astonin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Astonin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Astonin* can cause side effects such as stomach upset, headache, vomiting, dizziness, depression, and anxiety. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Astonin*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Astonin*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Astonin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Astonin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Astonin*?
How will Generic for Astonin* work in my body?
How should Generic for Astonin* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Astonin* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Astonin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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