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... I am currently on 20 mg of Cortef a day, 15 in the morning and 5 in the evening. When I was first diagnosed, I was on 60 mg of Cortef, but he was soon able to cut that down. I am feeling relatively good and haven't been bothered by low blood pressure since. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with adrenal insuffiency about 20 mos. ago...have been on 20 mg. of cortef a day since then. I also have experienced severe hypoglycemia at times. ... (2 replies)
... I take 20 mg of cortef. 15 in the morning and 5 in the afternoon and I take 1 mg of flourinef. My endo has been playing around with the dosage for the last two years. ... (3 replies)

Need Help
Dec 14, 2005
... You are taking three hormones, each of them have very powerful influences over body function and welbeing. It is not easy to balances these and the balance is dynamic (ie: varries from day to day and hour to hour). The best you can do is adjust each one slightly to see how you feel. DHEA is safe, but like anything, some people don't react well to it. 100mg of DHEA is a... (5 replies)
Need Help
Dec 14, 2005
... Are you telling me I should expect to gain weight while on cortef in spite of a balanced thyroid? ... (5 replies)
... As far as the 40 mgs., as I understand it, Cortef doesn't stay in your system long. ... (9 replies)
I need support
Oct 30, 2005
... daily and as for florinef, she reduced it to .1.5. I will see here in another week and she will possibly lower the cortef again. she is running more blood work and thinks that we might try to get me off cortef to run a test on the high acth levels i had. ... (6 replies)
... x a day and .1 of Florenef 1x daily and .2 mg of Levoxyl 1x daily for 5 days. ... (6 replies)
... As far as what hormones I'm taking, I am only taking Synthroid 200 mcg. I've never been on any cortef or prednisone so that's not a problem. ... (1 replies)
... I am on 35mg daily of cortef. I take 20mg in the morning, 10 mg at noon and 5mg in the late afternoon. I've been on this dose for quite a long time. I've been taking cortef for almost 1.5 years now. ... (7 replies)
... on 5 hr. test, scary. ... (2 replies)
... This same thing happened to me about a month ago when they tried to wean me from 30 to 20 mg of cortef. I had horrible symptoms and I was not feeling well at all, and had all the salt cravings. They put my dosage back where it was, and now I am fine. ... (3 replies)
I don't feel well.
Dec 21, 2006
... eling terrible. That was me last week. Be very cautious when upping your florinef. Talk to your doctor because it causes lots of swelling. I am on .1mg How much cortef do you take? ... (3 replies)
... It went up 5 points on the scale. The endo tried to tell me that the test was normal but I didnt buy it , and my first doc said I have adreanl fatigge. ... (15 replies)
... during the day and .2 mg Florinef. ... (7 replies)
... With Hydro I didn't feel anything except the first day I took 20 mgs. I was taking 10 mg for several weeks then I decided to try 20 mg. For 1 day I was on top of the world. Actually this happens sometimes. ... (15 replies)
... I am currently taking 30 mg of cortef, .1 of florinef along with 75 mcg or Synthorid and .5 mcg of Cytomel along with Dostinex two times per week for my pituatary problem. ... (7 replies)
... mg. Do you take brand Cortef or generic? ... (4 replies)
... Hi Cloud2, It's a Canadian brand (made in Alberta, Canada) OTC called Adrenal and it's from the porcine adrenal gland. You can buy ovine adrenal glandular too which is from New Zealand, but it is more expensive. The porcine has worked out well for me. I would imagine you can find similar glandulars in the US. Each capsule is 250 mg. I began taking them in Oct. 2005 after... (4 replies)


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