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Condition: Addison's Disease
8/22/2014 5:47:57 PM

Reviewer: hastad1hiking, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When I started Fludrocortisone I felt good, more energy, etc. About four days later my hands and arms were completely numb, I continued to take this drug on the sixth day I couldn't talk, my speech was so slurred then it moved to my lungs, I had a hard time breathing, couldn't lay down, very frightening. I stopped the drug and in a few days things started to return to normal. I called m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Addison's Disease
8/10/2014 5:34:12 PM

Reviewer: hastad1hiking, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've had Addison's Disease for several years. This drug has cleared my head, I can think much clearer, I feel better, helped with blood pressure. Very pleased with the results.

Condition: Addison's Disease
7/19/2014 11:38:29 PM

Reviewer: Sue the jew, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The medication makes me nausaus and very sick.

Condition: Addison's Disease
7/11/2014 2:55:57 PM

Reviewer: Cat, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started this drug 12/10. After about 6 months I started having intermittent symptoms that have as of about 18 months ago escalated to heart failure symptoms and tests showing this new phenomenon. Symptoms are on the Severe reaction list for the drug: heart failure, severe edema in abdomen and legs, weakness, shortness of breath. Be careful to note all changes when they begin. I have never really ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Addison's Disease
5/27/2014 8:47:29 PM

Reviewer: CHEVYMAN, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
BLOOD PRESSURE TOO HIGH.

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