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... Trust me, I totally understand your fear and frustration. I don't really know how to respond to your questions as I am not a doc, but I do not believe that the prednisone is the cause of your physical pain. ... (5 replies)
... Many take Prednisone as a replacement. It has to be converted in the liver so takes longer before it is available for the body to use. ... (8 replies)
... ally frustrated with my endo. This is the third time I have gone to him and we are getting no where. First time I did all the lab work up for him but was on 12.5 prednisone in the morning with 7.5 in the afternoon. ... (8 replies)

... The reason to take hydrocortisone is because it is like the cortisol made by a normal body. The max dose would be 30mg, equal to the prednisone you are taking. 15mg a. ... (6 replies)
... the days following are miserable and sometimes I barely function so I'm starting to believe that if I need to take a little prednisone to get me through the night, then that's what i need to do. ... (8 replies)
... in and out of adrenal crisis for 3 months and felt very close to death on a few occasions... long story short, my doctor believed that I had become resistant to hydrocortisone and so put me on a very high dose of dexamethasone. ... (0 replies)
... My 22 year old son was diagnosed May, 2011 and left the hospital on hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. His endocrinologist switched him to 5 mg of prednisone with breakfast. The switch improved my son's quality of life significantly and he's now working again. ... (8 replies)
... I am 39 year old female just diagnosed recently with Addisons disease after 8 months of vomiting and feeling terrible. I have been put on 20 mg of hydrocortisone in the am and 10mg at night. ... (6 replies)
... I will try to be as brief as possible because I really need some feedback from those living with Addison's, rather than the docs. I haven't been able to work in almost 4 months (viral infection that i havent been able to get rid of. So extreme exhaustion,constant sore throat,etc) And I've been in and out of crisis mode for about 3 weeks now. I'm having a very difficult time... (0 replies)
... I am having such a difficult time with figuring out dosing of Hydrocortisone. I seem to burn through Hydrocortisone so quickly and this is especially causing problems with sleep. ... (8 replies)
... I liked that CHRISWVA shared his concerns and personal experience on prednisone. Also, I did not realize that hydrocortisone works faster than prednisone and that under stressful conditions taking hydro is an option for avoiding a "crisis." Thanks for sharing that. ... (8 replies)
... adrenal insufficiency. 7.5mg is the max dose. Taking that much for over 4 weeks would tell your adrenals they don't have to work. Was the prednisone tapered at the end of the treatment? ... (8 replies)
... probably wouldn't for long term. Many many people take it as their replacement. Thing is we are not taking massive doses...only a "replacement" dose. When on prednisone I tapered my dose to 5mg. 4mg a.m. ... (6 replies)
... i base this entirely on 11 years of taking corticosteroids. prednisone is a more concentrated time released form of the drug. harder for your body too digest. worse on your stomach and liver. ... (8 replies)
... A few months ago I transitioned from Hydrocortisone to Prednisone because of the longer half-life of Prednisone. I was burning through the HC quickly, and needed a longer-acting steroid to get me through the night. However, I've also become very depressed over the past few months and am wondering if any of this can be attributed to Prednisone? Or would it be the same w/... (0 replies)
... I am also trying to figure out which one is best for me and what the dosing should be. I do have inflammation that showed up on an MRI. I have been on prednisone for 5 days now 10mg in the morn, 5 at 2pm and 5 at 6pm. ... (0 replies)
... and was on prednisone at the beginning. It made me feel hyper and jumpy and awful so I got off of it. I don't feel any bad side effects from hydrocortisone. Good luck! ... (17 replies)
... Has anyone switched to prednisone from hydrocortisone, and feels better? ... (4 replies)
... i think i have primary addisons and i take fludorcortisone. the doctor told me he had me take prednisone because i would have to take it less often but he would prescribe hydrocortisone if i wanted. ... (6 replies)
... have recently added 1mg prednisone in the a.m. ... (6 replies)




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