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Florinef (Fludrocortisone) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Florinef (Fludrocortisone) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (4)
Death (1)
Life Threatening Events (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Orthostatic Hypotension (2)Femur Fracture (1)Haemorrhage (1)Headache (1)Loss of Consciousness (1)Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (1)Death (1)Haematocrit Decreased (1)RED Blood Cell Count Decreased (1)Cardiac Failure Congestive (1)Blood Glucose Increased (1)International Normalised Ratio Increased (1)

Possible Florinef side effects in 98 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: 98 year old male, weighing 81.5 kg (179.3 pounds)

Reactions: Swelling, Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Florinef
    Dosage: 0.1mg once daily po
    Administration route: Oral

Midodrine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 10mg three times daily po
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Florinef side effects in

Reported by a pharmacist from Japan on 2012-08-23

Patient:

Reactions: Femur Fracture, Haematuria, Platelet Count Decreased, Orthostatic Hypotension

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Florinef
    Dosage: 0.1 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral

Menesit Tablets - 250
    Dosage: daily dosage unknown
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Parkinson's Disease

Dops
    Dosage: 200 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral

Motilium
    Dosage: 10 mg, tid
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Furosemide; FP (Selegiline Hydrochloride); Metligine



Possible Florinef side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-28

Patient: female

Reactions: Orthostatic Hypotension, Headache, Multiple Sclerosis Relapse, Loss of Consciousness, Haemoglobin Decreased, Haematocrit Decreased, RED Blood Cell Count Decreased, Blood Glucose Increased

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Atacand
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    End date: 2009-03-01

Florinef

Verapamil HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    End date: 2009-03-01

Quinapril Hydrochloride
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    End date: 2009-03-01

Rebif
    Dosage: 44 ug, unk
    Indication: Multiple Sclerosis
    Start date: 2007-11-29

Other drugs received by patient: Metformin



Possible Florinef side effects in 86 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-09

Patient: 86 year old female

Reactions: Death, Haemorrhage, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Anaemia, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Cardiac Failure Congestive

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Coumadin
    Dosage: 2.5 mg of coumadin 3 days a week and 5 mg on the other 4 days of the week.
    Indication: Deep Vein Thrombosis

Florinef
    Dosage: taken off:20apr12

Aspirin

Other drugs received by patient: Cozaar; Coenzyme Q10; Vitamin D; Simvastatin; Insulin; Pepcid; Vitamin B Complex CAP; Iron Supplement

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