A member asked:

Have lupus both &pots. waking up lightheaded, lethargic with low bps of 90/50s-60s despite florinef (fludrocortisone) & high salt diet. might midodrine be an option?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Ira Friedlander answered

Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Florinef (fludrocortisone) to a higher dose, using support stockings and sleeping with the head of the bed elevated might be beneficial. Midodrine or Droxydopa could be considered. Review your options with your health care provider.

Answered Apr 19, 2016



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