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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)
Low cortisol
Jan 16, 2007
... You are actually making "yourself" sick. With addisons you must medicate properly. There are way too many hours between your morning doses. It is no wonder you wake with a sick stomach. ... (12 replies)

... Hi I also have diabetes type 2,Addison's & asthma/lung issues--I am on oxygen therapy 24/7- and have been since 2007. Was dxed with addison's in 2006 and put on O2 in July of 07 and dxed diabetic Oct 2007-- I too look like Cushings rather than Addison's & have since Dx...lol I had been taking Prednisone for breathing issues and had "blown up" like a balloon. I take Cortef... (6 replies)
... As always it is best to ask your dr about any changes but I had one dr tell me to double my cortef if I had a cold and felt like going to work and to triple it and make an appt with them if I felt too sick to go in. I am on 20 mgs cortef in am and 10 in pm. ... (11 replies)
... ffect other organs in the body. Endocrinology is still in it's infancy and it's important that people who have Schmidt's Syndrome make their voices heard. People with Schmidt's Syndrome have a very unique knowledge on how these organs interact with each other and how hormone imbalances effect the rest of the body. ... (7 replies)
... ogesterone, estrogen. My endo has put me on Cortef, pregnenolone and DHEA. I was afraid to take the DHEA at first because I am a woman, and didn't want to end up with a hairy face, but you being a man it is a perfectly safe thing for you to take and it will raise your testosterone levels. ... (88 replies)
... Please do not treat yourself with Cortef. ... (18 replies)
TAEMom
Aug 6, 2004
... severe asthma and began treatment with relatively low dose inhaled steroids. ... (2 replies)


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