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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. ... 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  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. ... tablets to increase fluid volume in blood vessels Fludrocortisone or similar medications to help your body retain ...
  8. Dysautonomia (Autonomic Dysfunction) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    ... a high-salt diet, and drugs such as fludrocortisone, midodrine, and ephedrine. What is the prognosis? The ...
  9. ... to treat low blood pressure include: Beta-blockers Fludrocortisone (Florinef) MAO inhibitors Vasoconstrictors (midodrine) Vasopressin A pacemaker ...
  10. 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 ...
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