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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Florinef Oral.

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45 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Other
8/20/2013 5:11:13 PM

Reviewer: steven, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
alot of weight gain, joint pain, tried all the time, legs are fulling with fluid.

Condition: Other
1/29/2013 3:06:37 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was prescribed for suspected postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Shortly after I started taking it I began experiencing horrible spikes in blood pressure, headaches, weight gain, irregular periods, swollen feet and face, sleep disturbances, moodiness, intracranial pressure, fatigue, increased hair growth - I've gradually reduced the dose from 0.2 to 0.05 mg daily and now I'm trying ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/4/2012 5:53:52 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this med for four years for POTS symptoms. The med I was put on to lower heart rate also lowered my blood pressure to the point of could hardly function. Florinef helped keep blood pressure for dropping so low.

Condition: Other
7/31/2012 11:33:14 AM

Reviewer: nathanmowles, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i pass out sitting or standing and florinef seems to help but i feel drunk and stagger on it. like i am on the verge of passing out with my eyes wanting to roll back in my head. Does any one else feel that way?

Condition: Other
6/11/2012 6:55:16 PM

Reviewer: Potsy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Using this for treatment of POTS. It was a little difficult to find the proper dosage as there seems to be a delayed effect of a few weeks. I have had some trouble with headaches but they go away when I drop the dose slightly. I am much more of a functional person with this drug, though not as "normal" as I used to be I would hate to try and manage my POTS without this. I have tried ... Show Full Comment

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