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A 28-year-old female asked:

Started florinef (fludrocortisone) 0.5mg 3days ago 4dizzy spells r/t dysautonomia. it helped but pants are already tight & abd bloating w/pain. will this go away w/time?

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Dr. Tom Harrington
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Florinef (fludrocortisone): Your present sxs could certainly be related to the sodium retention which is the reason we prescribe this medication. I would give it a few more days to see if things equilibrate on their own.
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