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... I was prescribed 5 mg Cortef to take in the morning and another one if I need in the afternoon. I started by taking 2.5 mg in the morning and 2.5 mg in the afternoon. At first I would have nice energy kick after each dose but it would not last for more then couple of hours and then I would crush. ... (7 replies)
... So that is why I was running up walls and doing laundry til almost 2 am... Thanks guys. I noticed this morning I was cold. Had to pull out the jacket and wear it indoor again. ... (11 replies)
... I think it may have been you that told me that you only taper 2.5 mg at a time. Boy did I learn the hard way!!!!!!!!!! I was really really sick from that. ... (11 replies)

... You can't. You should not have been given cortef until after the ACTH test, otherwise the test results are pretty much meaningless. ... (2 replies)
... I even dropped off some photocopies of the sections on Cortef from Teitelbaums's, Shame's and John Lee's books. And you know what? ... (3 replies)
... It seems that since I am a rather strange case of low adrenal functions combined with heriditary hypertension, that I have had some trouble getting the right Cortef dose. At first myt MD started me on slow release hydrocortisone10 mg to take along with 2.5 mg of Cortef. ... (0 replies)
... with 20 mg in the morning, and 10 mg in the afternoon. ... (4 replies)
Cortef Resistance
Oct 12, 2012
... mg at waking, 10 mg at 10 am, 5 mg at 3pm. I was having to bump up almost daily. ... (0 replies)
... om a pituitary gland deficiency. My testosterone is low, and my Cortisol has been low in the past. I am seeing a hormone specialist. He wants to start me on 17.5 MG of cortef a day. 10 in the morning, 5 at lunch, 2.5 at dinner. ... (1 replies)
... would i do ok with taking some Cortef and Florinef? ... (0 replies)
... Looking forward to your input. son has an excessive peeing problem. suffers from anxiety. do you think he would do well on some Cortef (HC) and Florinef? if so what dosage? Even though sons baseline cortisol looks good (porbably due to major stress of the test) his labs did not double after the stim. 08/26/09 ACTH stim test (low dose 0.001mcg Cortrosyn via... (1 replies)
... I started taking cortef Feb 4th, and also cut my tapazole down to 1 5 mg a day, while continuing the 25 mcg of synthroid. ... (0 replies)
... He is 15 now. He had an occiptal nerve block done in March and after about 2 weeks began throwing up. He was extremely nauseous all the time and couldn't eat. He lost 18 pounds before the ACTH stim test was done. ... (21 replies)
... What is the difference between Armour and compounded Armour? I tried everything too. Last dr (very expensive) put me on 1/2 grain armour. I knew it would be too much, so I tried 1/8 grain, but eventually and then 1/4 grain once a day. Eventually, as every time before, the small dose began to supress my thyroid function and I felt even worse. I wanted soooo badly to raise... (17 replies)
... Hi sparkles, I will tell you about my intolerance and struggle with medications, hopefully it may help you some. I started having intolerance 5 years ago, when my Unithroid dose was increased from .25 mcg to .50. ... (17 replies)
... s that there is a possibility of yeast, and there is no way to test for it but to try meds. If I don't feel better in two weeks then I'll try DHEA. He said since Cortef did not worked we need to take back door approach. I can do one or another first, I think I might try DHEA first, not sure yet. ... (17 replies)
... orse now then I was before I started it. My problem before was that I had no energy and I couldn't tolerate thyroid meds, even vitamins, but ever since I went on Cortef I have many more symptoms. ... (17 replies)
... Rumpled, do you suggest I need more Cortef in the morning, maybe 10 mg? ... (7 replies)
... i take 15 or 17.5 the moment i wake up at 8, and 5 mg at 2. ... (1 replies)
... So, I started on 5 mg HC at breakfast, 5 at lunch and 5 at dinner. I tried one night time dose the first day, and I was a wreck in the morning. ... (1 replies)

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