fludrocortisone (generic name)

It is used to treat Addison's disease and to treat a salt losing condition called adrenogenital syndrome
(floo droe KOR ti sone)
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What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • changes in vision
  • mental depression, mood swings, mistaken feelings of self importance or of being mistreated
  • sudden weight gain
  • swelling of the feet or lower legs
  • unusually weak or tired

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • dizziness
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • trouble sleeping

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Protect from excessive heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

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Last Updated: April 27, 2009
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