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... 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)
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)

... 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)
... Rumpled, do you suggest I need more Cortef in the morning, maybe 10 mg? ... (7 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... Most doctors try to mimmick the body's natural release of cortisol or should. If your body functions normally then you would have the most cortisol when you first get up and it will decline as the day goes on. So I guess that is why your doctor is tapering it like that. I started taking Cortef 3 days ago - 10 mg AM, 5 mg w/lunch, and 5 mg w/dinner. However, I haven't been able... (2 replies)
... Why do the cortef dosing schedules differ so much depending on the endo? ... (2 replies)
... I was just put on a low dose of Cortef due to severe adrenal insufficiency. ... (8 replies)
... Doctor told me that she does not want me to go too long without doses so she wants me to try and eliminate my noon dose, and back up my 5 oclock dose until around 4 to try and maintain my blood pressure. ... (2 replies)
... I will be holding on the 5 mg 4x a day for four weeks. My levels will be checked again. Then I will adjust or hold and go back for another recheck in 4 weeks. My IM is on top of this. ... (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)
... So my MD told me I need to start Cortisol support by taking 5 mg hydrocortisone 4xdaily. I was also told it will take some tweeking on my part would be required to figure out when and how often to take my pills. ... (11 replies)
... I was taking 5 mg of prednisone and .1 of florinef. ... (5 replies)
... of a pill...which would be 5 mg.... I did that for 3 months...and all of my symptoms started coming back...guess he had me weaning at too high a dose. I wondered if there was another way.. ... (13 replies)
... Weight gain is typically one of the side effects of steroids. I lost 30 pounds before I was diagnosed with hypopituitarism, and have gained 50 since I was put on Cortef. My endo recently decreased my Cortef (I now take 17.5 mg. per day) and some of the other hormones I have to take in the hope that I could lose weight. I have also started walking daily. Another alternative is... (1 replies)
... I have been taking 5 mg every 8 hours which equals 15mg per day for the last 6 months. This new treatment has had a profound effect on my life. ... (16 replies)
... There isn't very much information bout cortef and how to take it because not very much research has been done into the question. ... (3 replies)

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