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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Weeks
45 years experience Family Medicine
100%: Florinef (fludrocortisone) is a corticosteroid used to correct certain adrenal problems. It helps raise blood pressure, retain sodium and fluid.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: Metoprolol has no accumulation or long term toxicity. Countless people have taken it for decades to treat high blood pressure, arrhythmias, and/or c ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
POTS: Avoid caffein and chocolates . Drink plenty of fluids.
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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POTS: If you do indeed have POTS, then you should know that the optimal therapy for it is uncertain. All medical therapies for POTS have off-label indicatio ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Like many issues : POTS has quite variable severity, some people are only mildly bothered by symptoms others quite debilitated. Additionally the pathophysiologic causes ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Masking a UTI?: Florinef (fludrocortisone) will not mask the symptoms of a UTI and has no effect on its occurrence. For more information on Florinef (fludrocortisone ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: If the balance issue is due to low blood pressure and no other causes were found about why the blood pressure is low, then you could try it to see if ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Why are you taking it? Most people with addison's need .05 - 2.0 mg/d patients with pots may need more?
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure but: Serial monitoring of ur electrolytes and kidney function should guide u in your treatment. Take care!
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Florinef (fludrocortisone): Why are you on Florinef (fludrocortisone)? Alcohol is indeed a weak diuretic but is dose dependent. There is more than one indication for the use of F ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Unlikely: Although Florinef (fludrocortisone) has been causative of darkening of urine and increased frequency, the usual change in urine odor is either due to ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Due to its effects on increasing na+ levels, and therefore blood volume, Fludrocortisone ( florinef) is the first line of treatment for orthostatic in ... Read More
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