Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of fludrocortisone oral.

Overall User Ratings

51 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 6-10 of 15 Next»
Condition: Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing with Unknown Cause
8/13/2010 5:22:02 PM

Reviewer: lerak, 65-74 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
sporadic msa

Condition: Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing with Unknown Cause
2/4/2010 10:06:32 PM

Reviewer: May, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Still get dizzy spells and lightheaded, but no fainting since I started this medication last spring. My only complaint is the 10 pound weight gain from water retention.

Condition: Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing with Unknown Cause
1/12/2010 2:54:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a quadriplegic an been on this med for for four years. I swelled up like a baloon, can't breath, retain water, fantastic headaches, depression, skin itches like crazy, short tempered, acne all over, dry skin, in other words this med about killed me. They didn't realize that the medication was doing all this so they put a pacermaker in me. Wasted money!!!!!!!no attention span, memor ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing with Unknown Cause
7/27/2009 7:37:42 PM

Reviewer: Aimers02, 25-34 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:
I enjoy using this medicine because it has worked well for me. however i am unhappy at the side effects. i cannot have children because of the severe birth defects it causes.

Condition: Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing with Unknown Cause
6/12/2009 8:28:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I didn't notice just how much this little pill help til I tried to stop taking it on my own.

«Previous 6-10 of 15 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

hands on abdomen
Can you catch one?
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
mosquito
Stings, bites, burns, and more.
Allentown, PA
Are you living in one?
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.