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... Saw my Endo yesterday and he wants me to get my cortisol retested next week. He told me that the half life is 12 hours, but I wasn't so sure and I don't want to mess this test up. Does anyone here know the half life of cortef? ... (0 replies)
... I will give you more food for thought, all of which disagrees the other poster. ... (7 replies)
... which is why people time their doses to correspond to that. A lot of my friends take 15mg at 8am and then 5mg at 3 or 4pm. I take a wee bit more as my ACTH is high and I am trying to suppress it. ... (11 replies)

... A replacement dose is usually around 20mg of hydrocortisone. ... (7 replies)
... Hydrocortisone have different fillers so some of us do better on one or the other. I don't do well on Cortef. ... (8 replies)
... you gotta think it's positive that you only have adrenal issues. My electrolytes have always been pretty normal with a little low sodium. Are you even on any cortef yet? ... (37 replies)
... g and one day later ended in emergency. Could not stop vomiting and they could not stop it. I then told them it might be adrenal related. They gave me 100mg shot of cortef and it stopped. ... (4 replies)
... I may call my Doc tomorrow and ask about that. I am always dehydrated and I take 30mg of Cortef daily. I have pretty much figured out what is causing my heat intolerance though. There are 3 factors. This is about the hottest Summer of my LIFE. ... (3 replies)
... stay awake. So he switched me to 20mg HC, and that helped. But when I tried adding Armour, even the smallest amount made me hyper felling terrible. I lost a lot of weight got sweaty etc. ... (7 replies)
... ochester in Mayo, that is where I was diagnosed. I was sick for months, wnet to so many Dr. apts. and nearly died. Then I was sent to May and within 10 minutes of being in the room with the Dr. he knew what was wrong and had me taken to the ER immediately. Not every Dr. ... (35 replies)
... Yes, I'm purposely driving to extremes in order to show that different people would absorb and use different levels. Other factors include residual capacity of the Adrenals, intestinal permeability, stress in one person's life vs. another, etc.. ... (9 replies)
... medrol will not be viable in China as we have been told and our doctor has written us a couple of scripts that we tried to get filled with the accuvial needles and we were told that was no longer available. ... (4 replies)
... First, find a good endocrinologist that can monitor him. I KNOW this is so much easier said than done as beleive me, I had to see tons of them. I have no adrenals so my situation can get critical fast. ... (4 replies)
... I always thought Addison's was when you had little to no function of the adrenal glands and just adrenal insufficiency was when when it was a minor problem. ... (13 replies)
... Hi there, I'm new to this so I'm hoping many of you can help me or sort some things out, I'll try and keep it brief. ... (13 replies)
... I was put on cortef 4 and a half years ago because of intolerance to the thyroid meds. ... (6 replies)
... u earlier this month. I have been doing much better since we talked last, but I have been having fatigue that has been trying to resurface over the last week and half or so. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Follicular thyroid disease in July. Had part of my thyroid removed. The nine tumors that previous doctor missed for a year and half thank goodness turned out to be benign. I was started on .5 of Synthroid, and did really well except for paying attention. ... (8 replies)
... she needs a professional opinion about all of this from someone in the know. ... (6 replies)
... I would agree with Wanda about this. Metapyrone testing is essentially outdated because of much safer and easier alternative testing that likely offer just as or more accurate results. ... (2 replies)

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