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... 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)
... ith adrrenal insuffiency in November. I am currently on an entire pharmacy of drugs and up until Thursday I was doing great. I currently take 75 mcg of Synthroid 5 mg of cytomel, .5 of dostinex per week, 10 mg of Lexapro, and 25 mg of Aldoctone, 20 mg of Cortef, and .1 of Florinef. ... (5 replies)
... 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)

... 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 am now on thirty mg of cortef and .1 of florinef, along with the collection of my thyroid meds. I take 75 mcg of synthroid, and 5 mg of cytomel, and I also have to take dostinex for elevated prolactin and aldoctone for the testosterone problem. ... (6 replies)
... Rumpled, do you suggest I need more Cortef in the morning, maybe 10 mg? ... (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)
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... When would you decide that cortef might not be the best treatment? ... (8 replies)
... I was just put on a low dose of Cortef due to severe adrenal insufficiency. ... (8 replies)
... Why do the cortef dosing schedules differ so much depending on the endo? ... (2 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)
... I will be holding on the 5 mg 4x a day for four weeks. My levels will be checked again. Then I will adjust or hold and go back for another recheck in 4 weeks. My IM is on top of this. ... (11 replies)
... about 3 years ago. My docyotr says the same. I currently take 17.5 mg of cortef a day. But I am also taking florinef .1 mg and .5 every other day. ... (6 replies)
... I have been on cortef since September and I am taking 5 mg in the morning and 15 in the afternoon. ... (20 replies)
... I was just wondering if it matters what time you take your cortef in the morning. ... (4 replies)
... with 20 mg in the morning, and 10 mg in the afternoon. ... (4 replies)
... om a pituitary gland deficiency. My testosterone is low, and my Cortisol has been low in the past. I am seeing a hormone specialist. He wants to start me on 17.5 MG of cortef a day. 10 in the morning, 5 at lunch, 2.5 at dinner. ... (1 replies)
... Weight gain is typically one of the side effects of steroids. I lost 30 pounds before I was diagnosed with hypopituitarism, and have gained 50 since I was put on Cortef. My endo recently decreased my Cortef (I now take 17.5 mg. per day) and some of the other hormones I have to take in the hope that I could lose weight. I have also started walking daily. Another alternative is... (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)

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