A 38-year-old female asked:
Is florinef (fludrocortisone) 0.05 mg daily bad to be on longterm for pots syndrome? how long is too long?risk of osteoporosis? is it better than low dose prednisone?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Ask your doctor: Postural Orthostasis maybe helped by florinef (fludrocortisone). As it seems you know it is not without risk. You need and deserve to have a full conversation with the prescribing physician not just a text commentary. That being said, there ARE other choices- usually more costly, but anything beats ffeeling woozy or passing out right? I personally would take it for a time. Hope this helps- stay well
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Last updated Oct 4, 2015
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