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Condition: Addison's Disease
12/30/2009 12:17:34 AM

Reviewer: kathy.prudhomme@yahoo.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
why does the md prescribe fludrocortisone once daily, with 15 mg of cortisone in a.m, and 1 in p.m.,adding the fludrocortisone ? Does it make the cortisone work better?

Condition: Addison's Disease
11/28/2009 8:55:29 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My mother has been prescribed this drug along with Hydrocortisone to be taken together to treat her Addison's. She is having an extremely rough time with this drug as it is causing an unusual amount of saliva which is causing an irritating cough. The doctors are saying to just give it some time and tis will subside. I am extremely curious to find out if anyone else has had this side effect?

Condition: Addison's Disease
5/27/2009 9:09:28 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: Addison's Disease
1/11/2009 2:16:19 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Hopefully someone reading this will benefit. All of my adult life my blood pressure has been 110/68-70 without any ill effects until the late '90's when I began becoming very dizzy and lightheaded whenever I stood up especially if I raised up suddently. Eventuially I began to have attacks of syncope (fainting)or near syncope until I began receiving injuries from the falls and numerous hosp ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Addison's Disease
9/18/2008 6:05:01 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I recently changed to the generic from Florinef. It seems to behave differently. Not as consistent results and easily creates poor effects.

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