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... anybody have any input on Cortef and weight gain? ... (8 replies)
... Right now, the short acting forms are the best and if you take them properly, weight gain can be minimized. Taking it two or three times a day, taking what you need, stress dosing as you need, weaning as you need, will keep you healthy. ... (8 replies)
... I wish I could but unfortunately the fear of weight gain is overwhelming for me. I have an eating disorder so it's not something I will be able to let go of overnight. ... (8 replies)

... Hi, the fluid retention started 30 days ago and I started the Cortef Tuesday afternoon. I was sleeping ok because I take magnesium citrate in the evening, otherwise I don't sleep as good usually. ... (8 replies)
... I was just put on a low dose of Cortef due to severe adrenal insufficiency. ... (8 replies)
... Sorry to post this AGAIN but know one even replied to my last email about this, please, have any or all of you experience huge amounts of weight gain on this or have you maintained or stayed the same. My 2nd opinion doc doesn't seem to think I'm going to but, I hear horror stories about it..... ... (8 replies)
... I can't begin to imagine what you have gone through having an eating disorder. My advice to you is to remember that addison's disease is life threatening and without the cortef, you could die. ... (8 replies)
... ted taking replacement i would wake up all puffy with fluid to the point that my skin really hurt. after a few weeks it started to get better. to tell the truth, cortef is a heck of a lot better than prednisone in terms of water weight. ... (8 replies)
... Almost everyone gains weight when they take replacements. ... (8 replies)
... So I forgot to ask, do all or any of you work out, sorry to be so personal...this might affect it as well. I get all my results this morning and I'll let everyone know. ... (8 replies)
... I started on 30mg and thats when I gained the weight. I felt like that was too much for me though, and I lowered it to 20mg a day, and haven't gained a pound since! ... (8 replies)
... 2jen... How many mg do you take a day? Mine is a low dose, 15mg a day. so maybe that is why I haven't gained alot so far. Flowerf... So what does the mean, do you have AD or not? Are you taking a lower doseage of Cortef, because you are gonna be taken off of it , because you don't need it? (8 replies)
... I started cortef last april and by nov had gained almost 30 pounds. I think it increased my appitite quite a bit. ... (8 replies)
... I also gained four pounds after starting cortef, I went from 88 to 92, and I am only 4'11" so I also needed the weight. I have been on it since September and gained the four pounds pretty quickly, but am now pretty stable at 92. ... (8 replies)
... I don't know if I answered this question already. But about a 2 months ago, I was at 115. I am at 119 now. I don't know if I will continue to gain 4lbs every 2 months. ... (8 replies)
... Although there are a lot of people with Addison's that exercise and keep their weight under control, I am not one of them. I gained about as much weight as you have, and even though I lost a lot before I was diagnosed, I am still too fat. ... (4 replies)
... section. At around 22 weeks preggo, I stopped eating and suddenly had severe back and upper leg pain. So severe, I laid in the floor on a foam mattress for weeks, and took Tylenol with codeine around the clock for 3 weeks. ... (0 replies)
... It is unlikely that you will stick to your doctor's treatment plan unless you also get treatment for your eating disorder at the same time. A nutritionist who is also an MD specialized in endocrine disorders might help! Have you talked to your doctor about the swelling? perhaps the dosage isn't right for you. (then again, maybe it is - the only way to know is though... (8 replies)
Weight GAIN
Aug 26, 2007
... I have the same problem. I have had secondary Addison's for four years and have gained 50 pounds after never having a weight problem in my life. ... (6 replies)
Weight GAIN
Aug 26, 2007
... I have adrenal insuffiency...have been on 20 mg. of cortef for almost 2 yrs. My entire life I could eat anything and not gain an ounce. ... (6 replies)


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