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A 26-year-old male asked:

Low blood pressure symptoms due to pots. on fludrocortisone, how much salt in grams can i safely take to feel better? 5g? or more?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Fludrocortisone: Some patients with orthostatic hypotension take up to 20 gms of salt daily to prevent low bp with no problems as long as there is no heart,liver,or kidney disorder. Since you're taking fludrocortisone you may not require that much. Your physician can advise you best.

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