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... My 22 year old son was diagnosed May, 2011 and left the hospital on hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. His endocrinologist switched him to 5 mg of prednisone with breakfast. The switch improved my son's quality of life significantly and he's now working again. ... (8 replies)
... Glad to hear there are alternatives to prednisone - yes?? Been on for 9 wks. and going crazy w/water retention/weight gain - and only on 5mcg/daily. Any advice? But don't think endo knows alternatives. (25 replies)
... I have been researching this recently for my son. This is the info I have found. ADRENAL CORTEX EXTRACT LICORICE EXTRACT SIBERIAN GINSING DHEA ashwagandha and very large doses of vitamin B5. Herbal remedy called AdrenoBoost -- We have not tried any of these ALTERNATIVES, yet. My son was diagnosed May, 2011 -- he was taking hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. ... (9 replies)

... I am taking Prednisone for my Addison's Disease and it's not working yet. I am taking 10mg a day and I'm starting to look like a blowfish! I have a bit of that hideous "moon face" and bloating caused by the Prednisone. ... (5 replies)
... want to get off pred. ... (25 replies)




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