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... So my MD told me I need to start Cortisol support by taking 5 mg hydrocortisone 4xdaily. I was also told it will take some tweeking on my part would be required to figure out when and how often to take my pills. ... (11 replies)
... of a pill...which would be 5 mg.... I did that for 3 months...and all of my symptoms started coming back...guess he had me weaning at too high a dose. I wondered if there was another way.. ... (13 replies)
... I did not tolerate this well. So yesterday at my appointment I asked what she thought about trying Cortef to treat the adrenal fatigue first before adjusting the thyroid. ... (2 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)
... I was diagnosed with primary Addison's disease 5 years ago at the age of 20. ... (5 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)
... 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)
... scle tone. What I'm trying to get at, you need to find what dose of medication is good for you, some people need more, some need less, Now with Ryan he was on 55 mg per day of cortef plus he has severe asthma, so allot of his asthma meds contained steriods. ... (4 replies)
... i am on cortef and florinef... started on cortef 30 mg a day, florinef .5 mg a day.... just NOW have been increased to cortef 60 mg a day and florinef .5 a day because i have been experiencing extreme fatigue still, nausea vomiting, memory probs and pain. ... (5 replies)
... After adjusting the steriods a few times to find a theraputic level, we are in the process of weaning him down. He now takes 5 mg. Prednisone in the morning and 5 mg. Cortef at night. Apparently prednisone has a longer life than the Cortef. ... (1 replies)
... My son was diagnosed with secondary AI most likely due to previous steroid use for crohn's disease. He started steroid therapy with 5 mg. Pred and 5 mg. Cortef in the morning and 10 mg. Cortef in the evening. He recently weaned to 5 mg. Cortef at night. He has salt cravings which appear to be happening more often. ... (3 replies)
... Hello everyone! I'm new here and could really use some advice on meds and doctors. I've been on cortef for a year with very little improvement. Initially I was given 15 mg for adrenal fatigue but in January I was diagnosed with Addisons. ... (4 replies)
... mg florinef. I would have occasional episodes of weak, low bp, sometimes sick, cramping. I would increase cortef during these episodes. But, I made a change that seemed to do the trick... cut my PM dose of cortef to 5 mg, and started taking an additional . ... (6 replies)
... They are extremely low results.. so it seems you may benefit alot from the Cortef i'd think. ... (20 replies)
... I have been taking Cortef for about 18 months. ... (3 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)
... AM and then at 7AM I take my calcium and 10 mg of dhea. I do not eat with my cortef and was told that I only should if it upset my stomach as it sometimes does when taken on an empty stomach. I didn't know it helped with absorbtion. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you! I was concerned that I was not taking enough cortef and that was causing my TSH to go up. ... (7 replies)
... I was diagnosed with secondary Addison's three years ago due to hypopituitarism. I have been on Cortef since then, 15 mg in the morning and 5 in the evening. I had lost 30 pounds by the time I was diagnosed, and I gained all that back plus 10 pounds more. ... (13 replies)
... mg when I wake up usually at 7 a.m., 10 mg at 11 a.m., and 5 mg at 1 pm. ... (17 replies)

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