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... Today I had an ACTH stim test (standard 250mcg dose) to investigate low cortisol (and lower normal acth = 11) - for possible secondary AI. I did not feel anything from the injection initally, but now some five hours later, I have palpitations and some "flip flop" feelings in my chest. I also feel heavy-headed (could be elevated bp?)and have a bit of a headache. Still dizzy as... (1 replies)
ACTH test - safe?
Apr 13, 2006
... I have a panic disorder, and I tolerated the ACTH stim test with no problems at all. It was done in the doctor's office. ... (5 replies)
... Not oral steroids--inhaled ones for seven years. They're blaming my secondary adrenal insufficiency on the Flovent asthma inhaler. I'm not sure why it didn't give me any problems the first six years I used it, though.... Makes no sense. Does it? Thanks. And thanks for the tanning explanation, Chris. (7 replies)

... Keraly...your son's reaction sounds scary! I'm glad to hear he was okay. I wish I understood why the ACTH causes reactions in some. ... (7 replies)
... ould agree about the thyroid, and what I've seen looking for a diagnosis for my son, I've come up with thyroid, CFS and Adrenal malfunction, though he passed his ACTH stim test, too! What I've read is that they are in process of lowering the upper "Normal" range for the thyroid to 3.0. ... (7 replies)
... I just had more testing this week, CRH stimulation test and a 1mcg ACTH stim. ... (7 replies)
... I didn't have before. People with secondary usually don't have that, because the ACTH is low. It went away as soon as the Cortef was started. ... (7 replies)
... that my test would be normal because I didn't feel anything with the ACTH. I am so tired of doctors and tests with "Good News, It was NORMAL!!" results. ... (7 replies)
... onfounded my doctors for over one year. One of the things that came up as a differential is Addison's disease, likely secondary if present. I just had a 250mcg ACTH stimulation test today. ... (7 replies)
... what are some of the side effects? ... (4 replies)
... Hi, I saw some postings somewhat related to my question but I didn't really find an answer. I had a n Addison's Test yesterday and obviously I don't have the results back yet but I diffinately felt like something changed when I had it. ... (0 replies)
... usually has no side effects, for me I left feeling better due to the increased cortisol. ... (1 replies)
... For those who have had the ACTH Stimulation test, I have some questions in case it is ordered for me. ... (1 replies)
... I have addisons disease and today, due to my recent tests I have started to increase my hydrocortisone from 20 mg in the am since I was about 16. Now 31 and started taking 20 mg in the am and 10 mg in the afternoon for about a week. After talking to her about severe stress I am under she has now instructed me to take 60 mg a day(3 times a day) for 3 days and then to call her... (3 replies)
... I can't believe I feel half normal. Still confused about whether this is an adrenal situation I am dealing with or not. The only thing I can deduce is that the acth stim produced some cortisol? ... (1 replies)
... is a medical test performed to assess the functioning of the adrenal glands. ... (7 replies)
ACTH stim test!!
Jan 15, 2007
... I'm with Chris. My ACTH stim test took way more than an hour. They can do a quick one, but it's not as reliable as the longer one with more blood draws. ... (19 replies)
... What does the ACTH Stim test feel like, are there any side effects from it? ... (5 replies)
... I had an ACTH injection test done yesterday to test my adrenals. ... (2 replies)
... Are you taking anything for your thyroid? That TSH seems awfully high... (7 replies)


Associated Tags: acth, addison's test, cytomel, florinef, high blood pressure, hydrocortisone, levoxyl, potassium, synthroid, thyroxine, unithroid

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