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... AM and then at 7AM I take my calcium and 10 mg of dhea. I do not eat with my cortef and was told that I only should if it upset my stomach as it sometimes does when taken on an empty stomach. I didn't know it helped with absorbtion. ... (3 replies)
... I don't know of any problem taking cortef and synthroid at the same time except that synthroid is best taken at least 1 hour before meals and never with calcium, while cortef is best taken with a meal to spread its absorption out. Most likely that's why people separate them. ... (3 replies)
... The last cortef needs to be taken before five or you will be awake into the wee hours of the night. Been there and done that. ... (11 replies)

... I was reading one of your posts from a few weeks ago about cortef. I am recovering from thyroid cancer, and was diagnosed with adrrenal insuffiency in November. I am currently on an entire pharmacy of drugs and up until Thursday I was doing great. ... (5 replies)
... I am now on thirty mg of cortef and .1 of florinef, along with the collection of my thyroid meds. I take 75 mcg of synthroid, and 5 mg of cytomel, and I also have to take dostinex for elevated prolactin and aldoctone for the testosterone problem. ... (6 replies)
... t sleep at all. We may all have our problems but it is good that we have this board to go to so we know what is normal or not. I started on a lower dose of the cortef and they slowly moved it up and I take the florinef with synthroid to boot. ... (17 replies)
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... the synthroid I couldn't move. You should have some days where you are still going to be tried. But it shouldn't be every single day. right now I am taking 30 mg each day. ... (17 replies)
... Disease with secondary adrenal insufficiency. I suffered for 2 long years before I found a doctor who recongized what was wrong with me. I also had night sweats and hand tremors. Both have disappeared since starting on the cortef and synthroid. I am currently taking 20 mg cortef at 5mg 4 times a day. ... (14 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue??
Jul 30, 2007
... I am new to this message board and really don't know how to use it as of yet..but I have had many of the symptoms that Dial has had and many more, except for glucose problems. ... (88 replies)
... Acutally I mis spoke I take 25 mg of cortef in the am and 15 at 4 pm. I took cortisone acetate for the first 24 years. Then because of production problems I took prednisone and several other steriods. ... (35 replies)
... I would love to try the medicine and see if it works, the problem is that l feel so much worse when l take it l have to get of it to get any relief. i feel better off than l do on. ... (5 replies)
... I have had thyroiditis and low thyroid with RT3 issues for 30 years. I am a 60 year old female. I was originally dx and treated only for low thyroid. ... (0 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)
... I have been taking 20 mg. of Cortef per day for more than a year. I have had some weight gain, but no other side effects of note. ... (4 replies)
... I used to be an active person and worked out vigorusly 5X week and now I can barely function and have not worked for 3 weeks. It was brought on when my Dr. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Follicular thyroid disease in July. Had part of my thyroid removed. The nine tumors that previous doctor missed for a year and half thank goodness turned out to be benign. I was started on .5 of Synthroid, and did really well except for paying attention. ... (8 replies)
Generic Cortef
Jun 23, 2007
... ed the other day. I would be interested in hearing from someone if they were doing ok on the generic cortef. I was put on generic thyroid back in the early 90's and they ended up pulling them off of the market because they didn't work as effectively as synthroid. ... (5 replies)
... I was checked for thyroid and am on synthroid also. I take my last dose of cortef at 10pm and I have no problem sleeping luckily. I am hoping it is because of the Lyme. ... (17 replies)
... I have read a few posts and think that my hubby may be on a high dosage of Cortef. He takes 20mg in the morning and 10mg at night, he also takes .175 Synthroid, and 0.1mg Flouronef. He was diagnosed about 8 years ago. Also are there any other men on this board with Addison's? ... (9 replies)


Associated Tags: clarinex, cytomel, evista, florinef, hydrocortisone, levothyroxine, potassium, ranitidine, synthroid

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