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... i am on cortef and florinef... started on cortef 30 mg a day, florinef .5 mg a day.... just NOW have been increased to cortef 60 mg a day and florinef .5 a day because i have been experiencing extreme fatigue still, nausea vomiting, memory probs and pain. ... (5 replies)
... I have been taking Cortef for about 18 months. ... (3 replies)
... mg. is an extremely low dose. I take 15 and that is considered on the low side. I had no side effects from the Cortef, and I started on 60 mg. when I was first diagnosed with an Addison's crisis. I quickly weaned down to 30, then 20, then 15. ... (8 replies)

... The Cortef started helping immediately. I was on 60 mg at the beginning to pull me out of a freefall, but that was too much and I couldn't sleep at all. ... (13 replies)
... Since hydrocortisone suppresses the immune system, it's a bit odd that a doctor would give such a large dose in the hopes of helping a chest cold. Usually 60mg of hydrocortisone would be given to reduce inflammation or deal with a faulty immune response not to deal with Addison's Disease. (4 replies)
... adjusting the steriods a few times to find a theraputic level, we are in the process of weaning him down. He now takes 5 mg. Prednisone in the morning and 5 mg. Cortef at night. Apparently prednisone has a longer life than the Cortef. ... (1 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 15, 2007
... Kim, I'm sorry to hear about your friend. I definately feel like the preg. is helping. At first I feel like I was on too high of a dose. So dropped that down to 50mg a day. I am probably going to switch it to 2 25mg pills a day. But my pills are capsule and can't be split, so I am just taking one 50mg around 11:00am. I have been on the Wobenzym N for over 3 weeks now also... (24 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)
... I have addisons disease and today, due to my recent tests I have started to increase my hydrocortisone from 20 mg in the am since I was about 16. Now 31 and started taking 20 mg in the am and 10 mg in the afternoon for about a week. ... (3 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)
... then an injection of cortrosyn at 30 min check was 14.4 and then at 60 min was 16. ... (13 replies)
... 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 started taking cortef Feb 4th, and also cut my tapazole down to 1 5 mg a day, while continuing the 25 mcg of synthroid. ... (0 replies)
... ou mentioned that the Doctor was considering putting you on Predisone, Predison is a type of drug that actually store's in your body for a longer period of time, Cortef dose not do that, so I don't know if you taking that drug is a good idea. ... (5 replies)
... You talking about IGF-1 total or free? Isn't 'normal' range of 20-80? Wow, 60mg's.. amazing. How hard and how long did it take to go down? How do you feel now? sex drive, activity level and all that? (37 replies)
... Again, I agree with Wanda. I don't think you are getting enough cortisol. I was able to go down to 15 mg. of Cortef for awhile, but I soon found that I needed to bump up to 20, which is what I take now. ... (37 replies)
... I'm so sorry you're not feeling well, but I'm afraid I don't know enough about Fibromyalgia to advise you. If it were just your adrenals, on 60 MG Cortef you should have a significant improvement in energy. ... (5 replies)
Low reserves?
Oct 18, 2005
... Dr. is starting me on Cortef 10 mg. tablets....2 in the morning... ... (12 replies)
... I did not tolerate this well. So yesterday at my appointment I asked what she thought about trying Cortef to treat the adrenal fatigue first before adjusting the thyroid. ... (2 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)

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