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... I am wondering if cortef can stimulate my immune system. I've got low cortisol as read by 24 hour urine and a less than stellar results from ACTH stim. ... (1 replies)
... I started taking cortef 5mg last month before meals and at bedtime. I have still not noticed any difference in the severe fatigue. ... (17 replies)
... Oh you are right, I wrote it down wrong! I take a pill and a half in the morning which is 15mg and a half a pill in the afternoon, which is 5. I was on 20 in the morning and 10 in the afternoon and I just felt horrible, my face got puffy and I gained a little weight. I am feeling much better on the lower dose, but I still have bouts of nasusea. Sometimes I just get nauseas... (20 replies)

... mg at 5pm. The only time I take more at a time is when I have to stress dose for illness. Every one of us is different, but Cortef is not a long lasting steriod so is out of your system in a few hours. ... (13 replies)
... mg about 5pm. At the moment I am taking 5mg prednisone, split 3 times. ... (5 replies)
... I was doing so well, that my doctor decided to take me down to 20 mg of cortef from 30 last Thursday. ... (5 replies)
... The last cortef needs to be taken before five or you will be awake into the wee hours of the night. Been there and done that. ... (11 replies)
... t 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)
... mg Cortef in the morning is not enough so you have nausea. Our replacement meds are supposed to be taken first thing in the morning. ... (20 replies)
... that would be even better. I just figured nausea was a part of it, I always wake up neauseas, is that not normal either or is it because I haven't taken cortef yet? ... (20 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)
... 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)
... I take 5mg Cortef twice a day for adrenal fatigue. It is really helping, but I am still struggling during the two weeks before my period. ... (2 replies)
... I have been given a Cortef like replacement of 2. ... (2 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)
Cortef dosing
May 6, 2007
... pm. I had tried Predisone for 6 months but felt like it was going crazy, unable to sleep, and so very suddenly irritable at times. The Cortef has been great. ... (24 replies)
... Nausea is not a side effect of Cortef. It could be that your body doesn't like Cortef in which case you could switch to it's generic Hydrocortisone. Just ask your doc to switch you. ... (20 replies)
... Everyone in my family is eager to see the cortef produce quick results...I didn't think it could happen over night. She started me on 2.5mg twice per day and now that is being moved to four times per day. ... (1 replies)
... I dont want to take the cortef again. Thanks for any help. ... (2 replies)
... Most people start with at least 10mg in the morning and then take 5mg around 2pm and another 5mg around 6 pm. ... (11 replies)

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