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... And the weight gain..ugh..I wasn't small before but I just keep gaining! I have recently started wellbutrin.... ... (0 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)

... anybody have any input on Cortef and weight gain? ... (8 replies)
... I was just put on a low dose of Cortef due to severe adrenal insufficiency. ... (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)
... 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)
... lbs. After being diagnosed, my endo put my on 30mg Cortef and 0.1mg of Florinef. I ballooned and was 170 lbs by Christmas. ... (4 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)
... I agree with whoever said in the earlier post that it is about how you feel. I am going through some difficulty getting the weight to come off, and I exercise 4 to five times a week and I eat nothing that I enjoy. ... (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)
... 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)
... Almost everyone gains weight when they take replacements. ... (8 replies)
... ng risk of bone loss in males at 45 vs. lower doses. I'm also on florinef, and have ranged from 0.15mg to 0.25mg, trying to keep symptoms at bay yet minimize the weight gain that comes with that one. ... (9 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. ... (1 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)
Weight GAIN
Aug 27, 2007
... Taking cortef is a balancing act especially if you still have your adrenals as they should be putting out some cortisol. ... (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)
... I needed to lose weight before my thyroid cancer, one of those I will get around to it someday kind of a deals. Weight gain was courtesy of childbirth, and letting myself go. I gained 30 pounds in 3 months when my medication levels got way off in October. ... (6 replies)
... I had to lower the dose, I was constantly hungry and couldn't stand it and all the weight I was gaining. ... (17 replies)

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