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... I was prescribed 5 mg Cortef to take in the morning and another one if I need in the afternoon. I started by taking 2.5 mg in the morning and 2.5 mg in the afternoon. At first I would have nice energy kick after each dose but it would not last for more then couple of hours and then I would crush. ... (7 replies)
... It seems that since I am a rather strange case of low adrenal functions combined with heriditary hypertension, that I have had some trouble getting the right Cortef dose. At first myt MD started me on slow release hydrocortisone10 mg to take along with 2.5 mg of Cortef. ... (0 replies)
... You can't. You should not have been given cortef until after the ACTH test, otherwise the test results are pretty much meaningless. ... (2 replies)

... I even dropped off some photocopies of the sections on Cortef from Teitelbaums's, Shame's and John Lee's books. And you know what? ... (3 replies)
... So that is why I was running up walls and doing laundry til almost 2 am... Thanks guys. I noticed this morning I was cold. Had to pull out the jacket and wear it indoor again. ... (11 replies)
... with 20 mg in the morning, and 10 mg in the afternoon. ... (4 replies)
... I think it may have been you that told me that you only taper 2.5 mg at a time. Boy did I learn the hard way!!!!!!!!!! I was really really sick from that. ... (11 replies)
... s that there is a possibility of yeast, and there is no way to test for it but to try meds. If I don't feel better in two weeks then I'll try DHEA. He said since Cortef did not worked we need to take back door approach. I can do one or another first, I think I might try DHEA first, not sure yet. ... (17 replies)
... orse now then I was before I started it. My problem before was that I had no energy and I couldn't tolerate thyroid meds, even vitamins, but ever since I went on Cortef I have many more symptoms. ... (17 replies)
... keep down the cortef. He is very nauseous all the time and throws up a lot and has migrains. The headaches and nausea were getting better when the endo upped his cortef dosage then she said the next day to cut it back down to half and the nausea started so today I'm giving the double dose and calling her on Monday. ... (8 replies)
... Rumpled, do you suggest I need more Cortef in the morning, maybe 10 mg? ... (7 replies)
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... When would you decide that cortef might not be the best treatment? ... (8 replies)
... Why do the cortef dosing schedules differ so much depending on the endo? ... (2 replies)
... I've been using Cortef recently for fatigue and we are starting out very low so as not to upset the BP. I started at only 2.5 mg at brekafast and then when I added another 2.5 at lunch, the old BP is going up again. The Cortef does give me energy. ... (0 replies)
Cortef Resistance
Oct 12, 2012
... mg at waking, 10 mg at 10 am, 5 mg at 3pm. I was having to bump up almost daily. ... (0 replies)
... would i do ok with taking some Cortef and Florinef? ... (0 replies)
... Looking forward to your input. son has an excessive peeing problem. suffers from anxiety. do you think he would do well on some Cortef (HC) and Florinef? if so what dosage? Even though sons baseline cortisol looks good (porbably due to major stress of the test) his labs did not double after the stim. 08/26/09 ACTH stim test (low dose 0.001mcg Cortrosyn via... (1 replies)
... I started taking cortef Feb 4th, and also cut my tapazole down to 1 5 mg a day, while continuing the 25 mcg of synthroid. ... (0 replies)
... He is 15 now. He had an occiptal nerve block done in March and after about 2 weeks began throwing up. He was extremely nauseous all the time and couldn't eat. He lost 18 pounds before the ACTH stim test was done. ... (21 replies)

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