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... 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. ... (1 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)
... what are some of the side effects? ... (4 replies)

... what is the long term side effects taking cortef,can you develop severe pain in the right quadant and tenderness (0 replies)
... I have hashimotos thyroid disease with adrenal fatigue. I am on thyroid meds and just recently went from 15mg cortef to 25mg. I am also taking Isocort 12mg. I still have some shakiness and muscle fatigue, though I am so much better than when I was on Isocort alone. ... (1 replies)
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... mg. is an extremely low dose. I take 15 and that is considered on the low side. I had no side effects from the Cortef, and I started on 60 mg. when I was first diagnosed with an Addison's crisis. I quickly weaned down to 30, then 20, then 15. ... (8 replies)
... olights too and not eat so much candy. My doctors wanted me to drink boost and other shakes and I told them Gatorades alot better from there choices. There are side effects from cortef like acne and you will probably need some cream if you get them bad. ... (8 replies)
... When would you decide that cortef might not be the best treatment? ... (8 replies)
... I've gained about 30 pounds, but I wouldn't blame this all on the Cortef. Plus, I lost 30 pounds before I was diagnosed, so I am really only about 10 pounds overweight. All of my labs are fine and I have a very conscientious endo, so I know I am not over-replaced, and it's not my thyroid. Again, if you have adrenal insufficiency, the Cortef (or pred) is a necessary evil and... (4 replies)
Cortef Resistance
Oct 12, 2012
... again with a 2 month follow up. I don't feel that the increase dose is making a difference. My primary physician says I physically present looking like Cushings side effects, yet below normal cortisol levels and wants me to talk to Endo about referral to Mayo Clinic or other teaching hospital. Pretty scared! ... (0 replies)
... The cytomel helps with my body temp but not much with all other symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog, weakness, adapting to stress. Are there any side effects to taking cortef? ... (0 replies)
... s that you don't even try lowering it now since you have mono. Wait until you are completely better and ready for it. Why do you want to lower it, are you having side effects? ... (7 replies)
... Heart palps mean you need FLORINEF as well not cortef... I would start with SALT not cortef or florinef for the fluid retention issues. ... (3 replies)
... I have addisons disease and today, due to my recent tests I have started to increase my hydrocortisone from 20 mg in the am since I was about 16. Now 31 and started taking 20 mg in the am and 10 mg in the afternoon for about a week. After talking to her about severe stress I am under she has now instructed me to take 60 mg a day(3 times a day) for 3 days and then to call her... (3 replies)
... I understand why he is on the 55mg now, but he should not stay on that long term due to steroid side effects... so it sounds like something else is going on. ... (8 replies)
Generic Cortef
Mar 19, 2008
... I have been taking Cortef since I was diagnosed about 4 years ago. ... (6 replies)
... What are the side effects? ... (13 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)
... 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)


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