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A 26-year-old male asked:

Fludrocortisone 0.1mg helped my pots symptoms for a year now feel bad again. does the body get used to the dosage?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Your physiology or: diet may have changed as you age. Perhaps you are less well hydrated or eating less salt. It is not a matter of "getting used" to the medication but rather a change in your physiology. Support stockings might be of greater benefit now. Regardless, the dose you are on is the minimal dose and you may need an upward adjustment. Discuss your concerns with your health care provider.

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Last updated Oct 30, 2017

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