Which medications in the drug class Mineralocorticoids are used in the treatment of Idiopathic Orthostatic Hypotension and other Autonomic Failure Syndromes?

Updated: Oct 21, 2018
  • Author: Mohini Gurme, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Mineralocorticoids

These agents play a role in hemodynamics and can be used to control orthostatic hypotension.

Fludrocortisone (Florinef)

Used to increase standing blood pressure. Acts to increase sodium retention and expand plasma volume.


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