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... Have you had your blood sugar tested? Hydrocortisone causes blood sugar to rise and being sleepy in the afternoon is a common sign of high blood sugar. (4 replies)
... Paulette: Yes!! A big yes on every test you can imagine! They have scoped and poked and scanned - there isn't anything left! (Oh, I'm sure there is....) But...I did notice when I started on the Cortef, the leg spasms were reduced to 1/2 the amount of pain and how often it happened. The carpal tunnel - I never could drive the lawn mower cause it would kill my wrists for two... (29 replies)
... which came back as low...also have severe hypoglycemia...the 5 hr. test came back with a 28...Dr. was really upset on that one, but I only felt a bit tired... ... (0 replies)

... th of a 5 mg tablet. It was almost nothing, my doctor said if you took 100 people off the street and gave them 5 mg they wouldnt feel anything. I havent been on any medication for 6 years, l was taking a very low dose of synthroid for about 1 year but got off. ... (5 replies)
... They were reducing it by 5 mg., but I would have an adrenal crisis every time they lowered it. I asked them to lower it more slowly, and that is there plan for the future. ... (21 replies)
I need support
Oct 19, 2005
... i was recently diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency. i take cortef, 1o mg. in the a.m., and 5 mg. at night. because of low sodium and high potassium, i also take fludrocortisone .2 mg in the morning also. i am 48 years old, mom of 2 teenagers. ... (6 replies)
Help Please!
Jun 29, 2004
... c of the treatment. She is 14 now and she takes 5 mg of Cortef 3 times a day and .1 mg of florinef in the morning and .05 mg. of florinef at bedtime. ... (5 replies)
... The schedule you mention is a good one for cortisol replacement. I take 15 mg. in the a.m. and 5 about 5 p.m. It seems to work for me. I have also taken 10, 5, and 5, as you suggest. ... (16 replies)
... DHEA especially because you are so young and low on this hormone. I have no experience with adrenal treatment, but I think that you might be a candidate for some Cortef too. ... (8 replies)
... But I'm switching back to cortef very soon. It will be 20 mg. in the morning and 10 at night. ... (7 replies)
... I take 17.5 mg of Cortef, 12.5 in the morning and 5 in the afternoon. No florinef. ... (7 replies)
... Hi sparkles, I will tell you about my intolerance and struggle with medications, hopefully it may help you some. I started having intolerance 5 years ago, when my Unithroid dose was increased from .25 mcg to .50. ... (17 replies)
... Maybe you could back down on your thyroid meds and ask the dr to give you a trial run of cytomel "t3" and see if this makes a difference.. I hope you get to feeling better soon,, Take care (8 replies)
... My doc, suggested I raise my thyroid dose. I am also taking a total of 22.5 mg mix of hydrocortisone and cortef per day. ... (8 replies)
... Hi wonda Cyndi is on 2 meds Hydrocortisone as Cortef 10 mg PO BID and Florinef 0.1 mg a day. I got the kit already. ... (5 replies)
... ago and had low DHEA, so I supplemented 5 mg. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks Betsy. I will give the 10 - 5 - 5 regime a shot. I do have a new development. I am retaining water. In my feet. Got the puffy fluidized skin poofs last night. They are already here this morning. Do you all have to fight this? If so, how? Any thoughts would be appreciated. Sincerely, MG (11 replies)
... think as we age, and active lifestyle ebbs and flows, sometimes medication have to be adjusted. For the last couple weeks I was feeling lethargic, so I bumped my cortef about 5 mg, and back to my same old self. ... (4 replies)
... Let me know if the DHEA works and if you start to feel better. (8 replies)
... yes, I think it is mg. I mean, they come on 5, 10, right? And I was down to 1.25. I've been working really hard at going down on the dose, with the assumption that all this work and time would have given my adreanals the rest they needed. I was so happy with the perspective of being off by end of January.... My husband's situation is undefined because he can't biopsy what... (6 replies)

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