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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 was doing so well, that my doctor decided to take me down to 20 mg of cortef from 30 last Thursday. ... (5 replies)
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... When would you decide that cortef might not be the best treatment? ... (8 replies)
... I have been on cortef since September and I am taking 5 mg in the morning and 15 in the afternoon. ... (20 replies)
... I was just wondering if it matters what time you take your cortef in the morning. ... (4 replies)
... The last cortef needs to be taken before five or you will be awake into the wee hours of the night. Been there and done that. ... (11 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. My endo recently decreased my Cortef (I now take 17.5 mg. per day) and some of the other hormones I have to take in the hope that I could lose weight. I have also started walking daily. Another alternative is... (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)
... I am now on thirty mg of cortef and .1 of florinef, along with the collection of my thyroid meds. ... (6 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 21, 2007
... MaryAnn, I take preg. because it is safer for me to take than cortef because of the Lyme. Allso I am not in complete adrenal failure. I don't know how bad of shape your adrenals are. ... (24 replies)
... You can't. You should not have been given cortef until after the ACTH test, otherwise the test results are pretty much meaningless. ... (2 replies)
... I have an appt. with my Endo. Dr. in May. I am on 20 mg. Cortef for Adreanal Insuf. My doctor wants me to have an ACTH test before I come in for my May visit. I have a question.... ... (2 replies)
... I even dropped off some photocopies of the sections on Cortef from Teitelbaums's, Shame's and John Lee's books. And you know what? ... (3 replies)
... I'm happy the cortef is working better for you. It seems to be the drug of choice in most cases because it is the most similar to what your own body makes. ... (5 replies)
Cortef questions
Feb 15, 2005
... hypo for 30 yrs. did ok until about 5 yrs ago. After going from Dr to Dr I'm seeing one now that started me on Cortef today. I'm on Armour and Synt. and still suffering many hypo probs. My question is what can I expect on Cortef in general ? ... (1 replies)
... experience at first with Addisons. Or whatever the new words are. I have had it for 28 years. There are many ways to take the meds and many meds to take. If cortef is not working for you then you may need to try a different steroid. I take dexamethesone now but I took cortef for 17 years. ... (2 replies)
... My son's BP has raised a lot in just the past few days and I'm not sure if that's due to excess cortef or something else he is taking. ... (0 replies)
... Well Mr. sleepy, maybe we can compare notes because I go to the FFC as well. I have Fibro/ CFS / hypothyroid/ Adrenal exhaustion / anemia/and they have suggested some things, but I have done alot of my own research about alot of this stuff. I too wish another Dr. would have RX'd this years ago - about 2002 or so is when I was diagnosed. It would have made a big difference for... (16 replies)
... 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)


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