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Medicine For Fludrocortisone Acetate Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
FLUDROCORTISONE: No Flu is related chemically to aldo but not the same. It is used as aldo in those who do not make enough due to disease of the adrenals or having had both adrenals taken out. It can cause high BP and low K if taken in excess. I specialize in aldo problems and run a Yahoo group for pts with hyperaldosteronism. Happy to help if you need more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For an aldosterone deficiency doctors will prescribe fludrocortisone acetate; is it the same as aldosterone?
I put a florinef (fludrocortisone) tablet on my tongue it melted then i spat it out. Will anyone of been absorbed? So terrified of anaphylaxis to new drugs.
Had mild rash in past from penicillin after few days. Terrified of drug anaphylaxis from florinef (fludrocortisone) for my bp. Never had anaphylaxis. So hard!
No relationship.: The rash from penicillin lis likely mediated by another immune mechanism than ige-mediated anaphylaxis and thus even then the risk for anaphylaxis is small. Florinef (fludrocortisone) is totally different from penicillin so don't lose sleep over it. I presume you are taking Florinef (fludrocortisone) for low blood pressure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx'd with neurocardiogenic syncope! is florinef (fludrocortisone) a safe long term drug? Should. I see an electro physiologist?
Florinef (fludrocortisone): Can be an effective long term treatment ...See how it works...If ineffective an ep might be useful. ...Read more
What could happen if you were to suddenly stop taking florinef (fludrocortisone) after taking it for 3 yrs?
Symptoms can return: There are several indications for fludrocortisone. I certainly would not stop this without consulting your physician. ...Read more
Long: Hi. Fludrocortisone has a long shelf life (far exceeding the "expiration date" from the manufacturer). ...Read more
Probably not: B"sd Florinef is the only available cortico-steroid that acts at the aldosterone receptor. It is most notable for actions on the kidney to retain sodium and excrete potassium. Excess dosing can result in salt retention (hypertension) and low potassium. Under dosing would be the opposite. Tingling most often has to due with low blood calcium. Be glad to discuss details of the face in the case ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Florinef (fludrocortisone): Why are you on Florinef (fludrocortisone)? Alcohol is indeed a weak diuretic but is dose dependent. There is more than one indication for the use of Florinef (fludrocortisone), including low BP, Hihg K. But long term issue is best avoided. So in summary if you are talking it for low BP, indeed avoid Alcohol. ...Read more
A side effect on florinef (fludrocortisone) leaflet says shortness of breath. How come it can cause this?
Rare side effect: Micromedex does not mention shortness of breath as a side effect. Micromedex is a respected drug information resource professionals use. Drug companies are mandated to report any side effect even if they are rare. Florinef (fludrocortisone) is known to cause fluid retention. Excessive fluid in the blood means heart will have to work hard, causing shortness of breath. ...Read more
Can I take Florinef (fludrocortisone) during a 24 hour urine sodium collection or do I need to stop it during that time?
I was diagnosed with pots i can't tolerate beta blockers or florinef (fludrocortisone) what are some other options and is orthostatic hypo normal with pots?
Lifestyle and meds: Pots can vary in severity from one patient to the other. Treatment at times require more than medication to control symptoms. Keeping well hydrated and applying pressure stockings along with avoiding triggers (hot weather, hot showers) are paramount. Please read the following article for more info good luck http://podcasts.Mayoclinic.Org/2008/04/23/postural-orthostatic-tachycardia-syndrome-pots. ...Read more
POTS syndrome affecting my life. Salt, fluids, florinef (fludrocortisone) didn't help. Now starting midodrine. Missed days of work.How to get work to understand?
The best way: is to have a frank discussion with your supervisor(s) about your medical condition. Days missed for medical care may be covered under FMLA rules (Family Medical Leave Act) If your employer has a human resources Dept or a EAP (Employee Assistance Program) all the better! Hope this helps! Good Luck Dr Z ...Read more
On Florinef (fludrocortisone) 0.5 mg. Some days feel great, other days am so lightheaded I can't function because my bp is so low. Might Midodrine be better option?
Maybe: I use both medications to prevent low BP and lightheadedness, I find fludrocortisone usually works a little better. Rarely I use both, this would be in folks who pass out. Sometimes caffeine and / or theophylline (in tea) can serve as a substitute for midodrine. Good luck! Check out my website http://CardioGauge.com for heart health education. ...Read more
Will 0.1mg florinef (fludrocortisone) deplete potassium. Will 99mg potassium 4 times a day be ok?
Florinef (fludrocortisone) potassium: Florinef (fludrocortisone) will lower potassium in most people, although much depends on why you are on the Florinef (fludrocortisone) in the first place. Whether or not it will lower it too much is very variable, and you need to see your doctor, who will want to check your potassium. You may or may not need potassium supplements. ...Read more
Decrease slowly.: If you are on the Florinef (fludrocortisone) for adrenal issues, it is best to decrease slowly by dropping to twice a day (bid) for a week or two...Then daily (qd) for a week or two. Then half a tab for a week, etc. As long as you do not have any negative effects while weaning, you should be fine. However, it is best to consult with the physician who started you on the Florinef (fludrocortisone) before doing so. ...Read more
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