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... located to another state the end of March, so I don't have a new endocrinologist here. I called my old one, who told me the new rule of thumb is not to increase hydrocortisone during times of stress. ... (2 replies)
... sone acetate is not the usual steriod prescribed for cortisol replacement. It has a short half life. It's in your system for less time. Your doc is behind the times treating you with it. A better replacement would be Hydrocortisone. ... (1 replies)
Addison's crisis
Oct 20, 2013
... oing very well just yet and need help to get your doses and meds "tweaked" to the optimal levels for you. I would expect to be on phone at least with Dr. several times a week intially until you are feeling better. ... (1 replies)

... nt, as low BS makes you feel weak, shaky, sweaty, nauseated, etc. It is important to recognize that and get your sugar up. That will get better as your Cortisone dose gets tweaked to just right levels. So explore the hypoglycemia info too, as that is a long discussion in itself. ... (3 replies)
... For the bulk of that time I have taken the standard 20mg in the morning and 10 mg at night dose. However I often times even missed my 10mg evening dose and once I recognized it corrected the situation. Of course I want to take the minimum dosage. ... (1 replies)
Headaches
May 8, 2009
... had headaches and trouble waking up in the morning and his endo took him in for a 24 hour blood profile and his levels were to low, they changed his hydrocortisone dose and times and he has been fine since. Maybe your daughters times or dose needs adjusting. Just a thought. ... (1 replies)
... Generally, except in very special cases one doesn't need more than 30mg of hydrocortisone in a day for chronic treatment for Addison's. The most common dosing regimen is 20mg in the morning and 10mg in the evening. ... (3 replies)
... The reason that you have to take hydrocortisone three times a day is to imitate the normal body. The HC is replacing cortisol. ... (10 replies)
... That's brilliant! Likewise, I'm glad to hear it. I'm sure it's quite the process, but each small improvement/return to normality is an achievement in itself. Ah, hormones, haha - they can be great when they work according to plan, can't they 😂 Same here. I guess it reminds you that there's always someone else out there going through something similar to you - at least,... (5 replies)
... I'm so very glad to here that the hydrocortisone seems to be improving your condition. Getting back to your question, my has certainly improved in recent time. ... (5 replies)
... daily of cortisol replacement.. and sometimes a bit more if I have overt symptoms of being low. I've been in "adrenal crisis" a number of times so I do all I can to avoid trips to the ER. Most there don't even know what Addison's Disease is. ... (13 replies)
Dead Tired
Jan 6, 2013
... The two times I have been dead tired due to addison's was once when my fludrocortisone dose was too high giving me high blood pressure, and the other time is being on inadequate levels of hydrocortisone. Blood tests should give you a clue. ... (5 replies)
... but surely thats the same with or without addisons. At times I have been on not enough, I did lack energy and therefore drive, and this year we found my fludro dose too high giving me high blood pressure which fully fatigued me to the point of depression etc. ... (16 replies)
... Have your hydrocortisone needs increased over time? ... (0 replies)
... I had a pituitary tumor hemorrhage about 9 months ago. Didn't get started on hydrocortisone until 3 months later. Once on it I felt better than I had in 20 yrs. We've experimented with my dosage and times during the day taken. ... (1 replies)
... nable to walk, lay down or eat. This made the hypoglyceamia worse still. I began experiencing false labour contractions which had me admitted to hospital a few times and my team of doctors indicated concern for my health as well as my twins at this stage. ... (0 replies)
... as well as a couple of other times of the day my cortisol levels were low. She suggested I use cortef. I also have a long hx of polyurea and servere thirst. ... (0 replies)
... e meds. Be careful taking those supplements they can be dangerous to your health especially taking hydrocortison. Its hard to handle but once your on the correct dose then you will feel better. My son was sick for 5 months before he was diagnosed. so hang in there. my prayers are with u. ... (8 replies)
... ons levels about once a month and he is on his meds so I think the test will still show if you continue the meds. Its hard to handle but once your on the correct dose then you will feel better. My son was sick for 5 months before he was diagnosed. so hang in there. my prayers are with u. ... (8 replies)
... s is she having which makes her feel that she can't tolerate the medication. These medications have huge side effects if they are not administered properly. What dose is she on and what was her cortisol level? ... (11 replies)


Associated Tags: addison's disease, addisons disease, adrenal insufficiency, anxiety, cortisol, florinef, gastroparesis, hydrocortisone, orthostatic hypotension, potassium

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