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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)  
    ... with oral doses of a mineralocorticoid hormone, called fludrocortisone acetate (Florinef), taken once or twice daily. People ... will need to regularly take oral doses of fludrocortisone acetate. Researchers have found that using replacement therapy ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. ... 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. ... 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 ...
  7. ... to treat low blood pressure include: Beta-blockers Fludrocortisone (Florinef) MAO inhibitors Vasoconstrictors (midodrine) Vasopressin A pacemaker ...
  8. Managing Adrenal Insufficiency From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center) - PDF  
    ... aldosterone, you will be given a drug called fludrocortisone (Florinef). Adults usually take tablets of Florinef. Children ...
  9. ... tablets to increase fluid volume in blood vessels Fludrocortisone or similar medications to help your body retain ...
  10. Addison's Disease (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... not making enough aldosterone, your doctor may prescribe fludrocortisone. These medicines are taken every day by mouth ( ...
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