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... ack pain. She also had the ACTH stim test a few weeks after the injections and they diagnosed her with secondary AI and put her on cortef. Not wanting to stay on cortef the rest of her life, with her already severe osteprosis, she decided to get a second opinion from another endo. ... (21 replies)
Cortef questions
Feb 15, 2005
... hypo for 30 yrs. did ok until about 5 yrs ago. After going from Dr to Dr I'm seeing one now that started me on Cortef today. I'm on Armour and Synt. and still suffering many hypo probs. My question is what can I expect on Cortef in general ? ... (1 replies)
... Whatever you do you need to find a doctor who realizes that being on 120 mg of a steriod is not safe especially if you are not getting relief. ... (5 replies)

... Today was supposed to be my first day of attempting to wean of 10 of my 30 mg of cortef. I recently weaned off florinef due to swelling and heirline fractured my left foot due to blacking out without warning. ... (2 replies)
... mg Cortef in the am and 10 mg Cortef in the evening. He certainly has been a complex case for his doctors. ... (12 replies)
... I am taking the 20 mg. of cortef all at once in the morning. My endro. Dr. said that I have mild adrenal insuffiency. ... (13 replies)
... are so much greater with the prednisone. Look it up! I'm glad you're doing better. I only take 15 mg of Cortef in the AM and 5 in the PM, but I only weigh a shade over 100 pounds. They originally started me on 30 mg in the AM and 15 in the PM, and I had side effects. ... (5 replies)
... have the women on cortef found that it causes black facial hair? ... (7 replies)
Jan 27, 2007
... Hi. I'm responding to the discussion about cortef and hydrocortisone for secondary AD. I take 0.1 mg.florineff every day for mineral corticoids and I take 7 mg. of prednisone every other day. ... (14 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 have been diagnosed for 5 months. I lost my Son to AD 3 years ago so I assume it is genetic. ... (2 replies)
... Hello! I am currently on 30 mg cortef a day. 20 morning 10 at 4pm. I am also on 2 grains of naturethroid and testosterone replacement. I have been diagnosed as hypopituitary. ... (2 replies)
... Was diagnosed with adrenal insuffiency 2 years ago...also had major hyperglycemia... My endro...tested me and diagnosed me with the AI...started me on 20 mg. of cortef at 8 a.m. every day. I improved and all of my symptoms basically went away.. It was wonderful. ... (0 replies)
... So..I'm on a total of 15 mg of cortef and I'm hoping to hold there until I see the doctor July 12. He's thinking I might need to try to get more thyroid med in my system again. ... (6 replies)
... something like that happen to me last month and its very scary. I actually think my husband was more frightened than I was. When I am feeling like I need extra cortef I take 5 mg, I am not sure how much I am supposed to take so I figured a half a pill would be ok. ... (2 replies)
... They said you had addison's? Is addison's and adrenal insufficiency the same thing? I always thought Addison's was when you had little to no function of the adrenal glands and just adrenal insufficiency was when when it was a minor problem. So they diagnosed you with addison's and said you'd be on it for the rest of your life for sure?... Hmm, that's unfortunate.. My test... (13 replies)
... as checked again just a baseline cortisol check and a ACTH check cortisol was 6.1 and ACTH came back normal. Anyway the endocrinologist told me I have to go on CORTEF for the rest of my life 15m am and 10 mg pm, which I HAVE NOT started until I get a second opnion...I am female, 5'9, 35, had a hystorectomy a year and half ago. ... (13 replies)
... ituitarism, which means my pituitary gland is not functioning. I was well into an adrenal crisis by the time they figured out what was going on. I was prescribed Cortef and it literally saved my life. I saw results almost immediately, and the difference in my health was huge. ... (20 replies)
... I have hashimoto's thyroiditis and adrenal insufficiency. I was told by doctors to take the thyroid first on an empty stomach. Then, 1 hour later, my cortef with food. Thyroid will put a stress on weak adrenals, I am told as well by doctors. So...why is one instructed to take the thyroid first? ... (3 replies)

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