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  1. Fludrocortisone, a corticosteroid, is used to help control the amount of sodium and fluids in your body. ... Fludrocortisone comes as a tablet to be taken by mouth. Your doctor will prescribe a dosing schedule ...
  2. Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... replaced with oral doses of a mineralocorticoid, called fludrocortisone acetate (Florinef), taken once or twice a day. ... deficient, maintenance therapy also includes oral doses of fludrocortisone acetate. [ Top ] What special problems can occur with ...
  3. ... and thus blood pressure. Sometimes drugs are used. Fludrocortisone helps maintain blood volume and thus blood pressure. ... decrease in blood pressure when a person stands) Fludrocortisone This drug helps the body retain salt and ...
  4. Guide to Your Health Care: After Heart Transplantation (International Transplant Nurses Society) - PDF  
    ... muscle weakness, high magnesium level, low blood pressure Fludrocortisone (Florinef®) to treat or prevent high potassium levels ... it will be controlled by a medication called fludrocortisone (Florinef ® ) and/or dietary limits of high-potassium ...
  5. ... replaced with an oral, synthetic mineralocorticoid drug called fludrocortisone (Florinef®). The dose of this medication is tailored ... potassium levels. In this case, the dose of fludrocortisone would be decreased. Androgens — Androgen replacement is sometimes ...
  6. ... from increasing the amount of blood fluid volume. Fludrocortisone (Florinef) is one medicine that is used to ... vessels that may be used in combination with fludrocortisone. Pacemakers — A pacemaker is a small device that ...
  7. Aldosterone and Renin Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... people who are administered a synthetic corticosteroid called fludrocortisone, their plasma aldosterone will be suppressed. The fludrocortisone suppression test requires hospitalization and 4-5 days ...
  8. ... combination of glucocorticoids (cortisone or hydrocortisone) and mineralocorticoids (fludrocortisone). Never skip doses of your medication for this ...
  9. Bicarbonate Test (American Association for Clinical Chemistry)  
    ... know? Some drugs may increase bicarbonate levels including: fludrocortisone, barbiturates, bicarbonates, hydrocortisone, loop diuretics, and steroids. Drugs ...
  10. ... to treat low blood pressure include: Beta-blockers Fludrocortisone (Florinef) MAO inhibitors Vasoconstrictors (midodrine) Vasopressin A pacemaker ...
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