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... There is a generic version!!! My insurance only covers generic prescriptions and my pharmacy told me there wasn't a generic version of cortef! ... (20 replies)
... I am new here also. My pharmacy switched me from Cortef to Hydocort the last refill I received. I have been on the Cortef for 7 years since dx. ... (6 replies)
Generic Cortef
Jun 23, 2007
... I was sent this same generic pill by my pharmacy when I refilled the other day. I would be interested in hearing from someone if they were doing ok on the generic cortef. ... (5 replies)

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... Hi. I am new to this board, but I have had Addison's Disease since 1997. I have always taken Cortef but because of the cost my doctor said, I could try the generic hydrocortisone. I am now wondering if this was not a good decision. I have had diarrhea, upset stomach and been dizzy. ... (6 replies)
... Prednisone has a long half life (lasts longer) than Cortef or Hydrocortisone (generic for Cortef). Many take Prednisone as a replacement. It has to be converted in the liver so takes longer before it is available for the body to use. Hydrocortisone is like what a normal body makes. Cortef & Hydrocortisone have different fillers so some of us do better on one or the... (8 replies)
... I had just the opposite problem. The first HC I took was Cortef and I had a very bad reaction to it. After that I have taken Merck and Westard without any problems. ... (6 replies)
Generic Cortef
Mar 31, 2008
... I recently was switched to generic Cortef. I have had no problem with the change. ... (5 replies)
Generic Cortef
Mar 31, 2008
... Ok so I'm new to group.I've read all these good thing about generic cortef,So I switched.Well now I feel light really tried.My head is in a fog.did anyone else have this problem. ... (5 replies)
Generic Cortef
Mar 21, 2008
... I just started generic cortef today. So far so good. It does take a while to equilibrate in the system, so I will check back in here as time goes by for me. ... (6 replies)
Generic Cortef
Mar 21, 2008
... I've always taken generic since switching from prednisone and i haven't had any problems at all with it. Of course, i can't compare since i've never used brand Cortef... ... (6 replies)
Generic Cortef
Mar 19, 2008
... I have been taking the generic brand by West Ward since 1999. I like it better than the Cortef and I feel better as well. Don't be afraid to switch to this brand. I get the prescription filled for ther 20mg pills and cut them in half. ... (6 replies)
Generic Cortef
Mar 19, 2008
... I have been taking Cortef since I was diagnosed about 4 years ago. ... (6 replies)
Generic Cortef
Jun 24, 2007
... I have been taking Generic Cortef ever since I was diagnosed ( over 7 years ago) and I have yet to have an issue. My adrenals totally don't function so my only source is from pills and I am under control and have few issues. (5 replies)
Generic Cortef
Jun 22, 2007
... My local pharmacy switched to generic pills. ... (5 replies)
Cortef
Jan 17, 2007
... lar to natural steroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland. Hydrocortisone treats severe allergies, skin problems, asthma, arthritis, or many other conditions. Generic hydrocortisone tablets are available. ... (14 replies)
... Nausea is not a side effect of Cortef. It could be that your body doesn't like Cortef in which case you could switch to it's generic Hydrocortisone. Just ask your doc to switch you. ... (20 replies)
... Sorry I don't have an answer MMK4, but I'd like to echo your question. I asked my MD to change me from compounded hydrocortisone to generic (CVS) a couple of months ago, also because of cost. I don't have symptoms similar to what you describe, but I have lost stability (periodic & random weakness, ache, not enough stamina to mow my small yard anymore). Since several things... (6 replies)
... where the cortef was. Has anyone else heard that? ... (4 replies)
Generic Cortef
Jul 2, 2007
... Well what I dont like about it is its smaller than the Cortef pill I had before and is not much bigger than the Florinef one. Also it is difficult cutting them in half so they dont split into little pieces. ... (5 replies)




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