A 22-year-old male asked:
If i take .1mg fludrocortisone to increase blood volume for pots, take it once every morning, how long will the blood volume be up?
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Dr. Venkata Chilakapatianswered
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 25 years experience
Ffludrocortisone: Fludrocortisone binds the mineralocorticoid receptor (aldosterone receptor). This binding (or activation of the mineralocorticoid receptor by fludrocortisone) in turn causes an increase in ion and water transport and thus raises extracellular fluid volume and blood pressure and lowers potassium levels. Its half-life is 3.5 hours. Its effects lost in.
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