It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Addison's Disease Message Board


Addison's Disease Board Index


Sage,

Since you are taking 20mg Cortef your adrenals will not function & eventually become atrophied. What is the reason the endo is doing the ACTH test?

How do you feel in the morning? Taking all 20mg at once in the morning leaves you with no cortisol for way "too many" hours. I take a total of 20mg hydrocortisone daily. 5 mg about 6am, 5mg about 8am, 5mg at noon & 5mg at 5pm. The only time I take more at a time is when I have to stress dose for illness. Every one of us is different, but Cortef is not a long lasting steriod so is out of your system in a few hours. Your body is hit with allot & then has nothing.

Wanda :wave:





All times are GMT -7. The time now is 09:28 PM.





2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!