Brand: Florinef

Drug Type: Corticosteroid

Form: Tablet

Age limit: 18 years and above


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Fludrocortisone 0.1 mg Tablet is used to manage the sodium levels and fluids in the body. Excess amounts of sodium can pass through the urine for days. This disorder is known as Addison’s disease. 

This medicine helps people with low blood pressure. The salt levels rise in the body and increase the blood volume. It proves to be beneficial for low BP patients. 

The dosage and salt intake of people are regularly maintained. 


Administer Fludrocortisone 0.1 mg Tablet by mouth before having a meal or after food.

The usual administration occurs in acetate form. 

Primary adrenal cortical insufficiency requires 0.1 mg. It is the daily dose calculation and can be increased to 0.2mg.  


The side effects of taking Fludrocortisone 0.1 mg Tablet appear differently in different people. A higher dose of the medication could result in adverse side effects. The effects mentioned below. 

  • Stomach irritation
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Restlessness
  • Weight gain

The physician knows how to deal with and manage the side effects. If the medicine is not taken duly, then more side effects occur. 

The rare side effects may occur in some patients. It is tough to judge the side effects that may arise. 


The dosage depends on severity and patients response. 

Addisons Disease-

Fludrocortisone acetate tablets combined with a glucocorticoid like hydrocortisone or cortisone, such as a tablet. It can approximate typical adrenal activity in Addison’s disease with a low risk of side effects.

Fludrocortisone acetate is typically administered daily at a dose of 0.1 mg, while higher doses of up to 0.2 mg per day have also been used. The dose should be lowered to 0.05 mg per day if temporary hypertension arises as a result of the medication. Cortisone or hydrocortisone (10 mg to 37.5 mg daily in divided doses) is best taken alongside fludrocortisone acetate (10 mg to 30 mg daily in divided doses).


  1. The doctor is made aware of all the patients medical problems like kidney problems, and liver problems.
  2. Adverse side effects of combining Fludrocortisone 0.1 mg Tablet with other medicines exist. Speak to the doctor if these side effects occur.
  3. People with fungal infections should refrain from taking this drug. 
  4. Limit your alcohol intake while taking this medication if you have a history of ulcers, and take high doses of aspirin or other medicines for arthritis. The stomach and intestines are more sensitive to the irritating effects of alcohol, aspirin, and several arthritis drugs when using fludrocortisone. Your chance of developing ulcers goes up as a result.
  5. One may be allergic to aspirin or the ingredients of this medicine. Consult the doctor and would suggest alternatives. 

The doctor is the authority on what to avoid when taking this medication. Some precautions heeded are for a better outcome.


Fludrocortisone 0.1 mg Tablet interacts with other medicines and can reduce the effectiveness of the medication taken. The doctor informs the patient about the drugs that should not be mixed. The other drugs it interacts with stated below:

  • Digoxin
  • Rifampin
  • Warfarin
  • Phenytoin
  • Aldesleukin
  • Aspirin
  • Androgens
  • Ibuprofen
  • Celecoxib

Being mindful of the drugs and their uses is essential. 


Active Ingredient Inactive Ingredients
Fludrocortisone acetate Lactose monohydrate
Magnesium stearate
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