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Fludrocortisone Coupon - Fludrocortisone 0.1mg tablet

Generic Florinef

FLUDROCORTISONE is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat Addison's disease and to treat a salt losing condition called adrenogenital syndrome. Compare corticosteroids.
Fludrocortisone Coupon - Fludrocortisone 0.1mg tablet
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Fludrocortisone Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. If you are taking this medicine over a prolonged period, carry an identification card with your name and address, the type and dose of your medicine, and your doctor's name and address.

This medicine may increase your risk of getting an infection. Stay away from people who are sick. Tell your doctor or health care professional if you are around anyone with measles or chickenpox.

If you are going to have surgery, tell your doctor or health care professional that you have taken this medicine within the last twelve months.

Ask your doctor or health care professional about your diet. You may need to lower the amount of salt you eat.

The medicine can increase your blood sugar. If you are a diabetic check with your doctor if you need help adjusting the dose of your diabetic medicine.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common or rare

Abdominal pain

agitation or combativeness

anxiety

back or rib pain

blindness

bloating

bloody or black, sticky stools

blurred vision

burning in stomach

changes in skin color

chest pain or tightness

chills

confusion

constipation

convulsions

cough

coughing up blood

darkened urine

decrease in height

decreased range of motion

decreased urine output

decreased vision

depression

difficulty swallowing

dry mouth

expressed fear of impending death

eye pain

eyeballs bulge out of eye sockets

fainting or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position

fast or slow heartbeat

fever

flushed dry skin

fractures in arms or legs without any injury

fractures in the neck or back

fruit-like breath odor

hallucinations

headache

heartburn

hives

increased fat deposits on face, neck, and trunk

increased hunger

increased thirst

increased urination

indigestion

irregular breathing or shortness of breath

irregular heartbeat

joint pain

lack or slowing of normal growth in children

walking with a limp

loss of appetite

loss of consciousness

muscle cramps or pain

nausea or vomiting

nervousness

pain, tenderness, or swelling of foot or leg

pains in stomach or side, possibly radiating to the back

patients taking oral medicines or insulin for diabetes may need to increase the amount they take

pounding in the ears

problems with wound healing

redness and itching of skin

redness of eyes

redness of face

severe or continuing dizziness

severe weakness of arms and legs

skin rash

sweating

swelling of face, fingers, feet, or lower legs

swelling of nasal passages, face, or eyelids

swollen neck veins

tearing of eyes

unexplained weight loss

unusual tiredness or weakness

vision changes

weight gain

wheezing

yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common or rare

Acne, pimples

bruising, large, flat, blue or purplish patches in the skin

change in color of skin or nails

increased sweating

loss of muscle mass

menstrual changes

muscle weakness

reddish purple lines on arms, face, legs, trunk, or groin

sleeplessness, trouble sleeping, unable to sleep

small, red, or purple spots on skin

swelling of abdominal or stomach area, full or bloated feeling or pressure in the stomach

thin, fragile skin

unusual increase in hair growth

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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