ea0031p349 | Steroids | SFEBES2013
, Milles John
A 55-year-old lady was referred by her GP to the acute medical unit with a 4-week history of fatigue, generalised swelling and weight gain of a stone, together with a potassium 2.8 mmol/l and sodium 146 mmol/l. Her blood pressure was 211/85 mmHg and she was suspected of having Conns syndrome. Treatment was started with Amlodipine 5 mg daily and Spironolactone 25 mg daily which was increased to 100 mg daily on subsequent follow-up in the acute medical unit. She remained u...