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... 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 got sick with the stomach flu on Tuesday night, fortunately I was able to keep the cortef down on Wednesday and I took double the amount that I am normally supposed to. I called my dr. ... (8 replies)
... of it by about noon or 1pm. 15mg a.m., 10mg about noon or 1pm, 5mg about 5pm or earlier if it interfers with your sleep. You could try Hydrocortisone instead of Cortef in case you are a person who does not do well on Cortef. ... (8 replies)

... en on it for years. We are all different. You shouldn't be nauseous at all unless you are going into a crisis for some reason or other. Maybe you need another 5mg daily. ... (3 replies)
I need support
Oct 21, 2005
... Abbie, You are on a the low end dose of cortef with allot of florinef. Taking 2 florinef tabs will cause weight gain. Is there a good reason you are on that much? ... (6 replies)
... back on cortef but only 5mg. Dr. took me off and I was doing OK then low thyroid. Went on Armour 60mg. 2 a day. ... (1 replies)
... My stress dosing is not going to be like yours, as your body will be different, but I double my dose for a fever above 100. Below, I will give myself an exta 5mg if I think I need it. I will give myself extra salt like V8 or salt tablets. ... (4 replies)
... I took a 5mg of cortef and I think I can keep it down and sit here and hope that will take care of this, later I'll take some more.. ... (2 replies)
... I am going to two different ones. One endo told me he just knows. The other endo ran tests to make sure my adrenal and pituitary glands didn't have a tumor. I just lowered my hydrocortisone to 20 mg (10 mg in the morning, 5mg @ 12 noon, & 5 mg @ 4 pm. Next month we will change it from three times a day to twice a day. Then, he will do an ACTH test to see if I am producing... (7 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. I am also on synthroid and armour thyroid. ... (7 replies)
... long years before I found a doctor who recongized what was wrong with me. I also had night sweats and hand tremors. Both have disappeared since starting on the cortef and synthroid. I am currently taking 20 mg cortef at 5mg 4 times a day. It has taken almost 10 weeks but I am finally feeling a little less exhausted. ... (14 replies)
... ck, however I am in the last few weeks of the semester which might be stressing me out more than I think. Whenever I do feel nausea or a headache I usually take 5mg of cortef just to be on the safe side. I am not sure if that is even the right thing to do, but I don't want to risk it. ... (3 replies)
... After some trial and error with meds, he is on 5mg Cortef and 5 mg Prednisone in the morning and 10mg Cortef in the evening. Does this sound reasonable? ... (12 replies)
Low cortisol
Jan 17, 2007
... esults, but i am working on getting them from him so i can post his results and find out if they did the ACTH test. He is taking 15mg of cortef. 10 in the am and 5mg around 3 each day. The Adrenal vitamin type pills he's taken i think are by Dr. Wilson. 3 different bottles. ... (12 replies)
... your friend did with the 2.5mg for that extra energy she was having.. and then thinking about what you said when you can't sleep. You said you take a little more cortef and that it helps. ... (37 replies)
... which is pretty normal, and this was only after bumping up the cortef to 10mg a few months ago. ... (37 replies)
... Hmmm. I thought it would show up as a signature. My doses are: Predisone: .5 am Cortef: 7.5/5/2.5 Florinef: .5 am I usually take the first around 8am when I wake up. The next, on a good day, is between 12:30 and 1:00, the evening dose can vary, since I work evenings, but usually around 4:30 or 5:00. (Maybe 5:30 or 6:00 if I'm not working.) It seems as though,... (11 replies)
... take more in the morning than in the afternoon. Last dose of 5mg about 5pm if it doesn't interfer with your sleep. It could also be that your body does not like Cortef. Mine doesn't so I take it's generic Hydrocortisone. ... (8 replies)
... How long have you been on Cortef? With the dose you are taking it has shut down your adrenals if that was not a problem in the first place. 30mg daily could be too much for you even if you do have addisons. Could be the reason you feel lousy. If your doc tells you to taper be sure to only taper by 2.5mg every 3 to 5 days depending on how you feel. The ACTH test cannot be... (6 replies)
... There is no "natural" steriod. Unless you mean Cortef or it's generic, hydrocortisone. I use hydrocortisone which is like what a normal body would produce. I don't do well on Cortef, but many do. ... (7 replies)


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