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... have the women on cortef found that it causes black facial hair? ... (7 replies)
... If so, how much cortef are you taking and how long you saw improvements? ... (0 replies)
... I take 25 for the cortef and i think 0.5 of the florinef. ... (9 replies)

... Good points Cloud2. I believe the calculation for cortef dose is weight x 0. ... (9 replies)
... day for the average person, and to remain wary of any overdose dangers. But doctors and their patients need to determine how "average" any given patient is. ... (9 replies)
... I take 15mg, 5mg and 2.5mg and have been told it is on the high side. I am only on that much to suppress my ACTH. I know some docs go by weight but I am on the high side thanks to Cushing's. I have no adrenals. I take .1 florinef but will up to . ... (9 replies)
... That is a bit on the high side; the normal dose is between 20 and 30. I take 17.25 and do fine on that much -- I'm thinking of going down to 15. Your husband should take the least amount that he possibly can -- but some people need 30, so discuss it with his doctor. (9 replies)
... I have read a few posts and think that my hubby may be on a high dosage of Cortef. He takes 20mg in the morning and 10mg at night, he also takes .175 Synthroid, and 0.1mg Flouronef. He was diagnosed about 8 years ago. Also are there any other men on this board with Addison's? Thanks! (9 replies)
... I had pituitary surgery to remove an adenoma a month ago. Because my diagnosis was Cushing's disease, I was placed on Cortef to take until my adrenal glands wake up again. ... (6 replies)
... I have not had an ACTH Serum test done though, how is that different from teh ACTH Stim? ... (2 replies)
... I have been given a Cortef like replacement of 2. ... (2 replies)
... My doctor has just started me on 10 mg. Cortef, to be adjusted depending on how I feel. How much do other people take? ... (9 replies)
... Hi Pacerpilot, I just wanted to say I went to my endo and she started weaning me off of the prednisone in Oct. She started weaning me off by 1mg every 2 weeks and this Tuesday I will be down to 1mg in the morning. She is a great endo. Does my ACTH levels monthly and now biweekly. The last she checked my ACTH was 3.9, so my pituatary gland is kicking in. I really feel... (8 replies)
... Hi Missy, You mentioned that you had an adrenal crisis after surgery. That's really not that uncommon. However, do you have addisons disease or are you being treated because your adrenals aren't doing their thing because of the steriod treatment from the adrenal crisis. These are two very different conditions. If you don't have addisons, then yes, wean off the steriods.... (8 replies)
... But I'm switching back to cortef very soon. It will be 20 mg. in the morning and 10 at night. ... (7 replies)
... I take 17.5 mg of Cortef, 12.5 in the morning and 5 in the afternoon. No florinef. (7 replies)
... I take 25 mg. Cortef( 10, 10, 5) during the day and .2 mg Florinef. (7 replies)
... Hi. I take 20mg of Cortef and 0.2mg of Florinef in the morning. Around dinner time I take 10mg of Cortef. ... (7 replies)
... What are the symptoms of taking too much hydrocortisone? ... (2 replies)
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May 7, 2008
... How much Cortef or prednisone? ... (4 replies)




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