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... I am currently being treated for adrenal fatigue and low progesterone. I take Cortef and Levoxyl, and I also use progesterone cream. ... (13 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 21, 2007
... MaryAnn, I take preg. because it is safer for me to take than cortef because of the Lyme. Allso I am not in complete adrenal failure. I don't know how bad of shape your adrenals are. ... (24 replies)
... FM for 8 years, and recently diagnosed with Adrenal Insufficiency, via an insulin tolerance test. ... (20 replies)

... Can a person have adrenal suppression from taking oral steriods or using asthma inhalers and recover after a time and be able to taper down off the cortef and eventually have a normal ACTH stim test? ... (7 replies)
Feb 15, 2007
... I find the doctor's recommendations suspect. I would have your friend see an edrocronologist and run proper bloodwork to see exactly what is going on with his adrenal glands. It could be a disaster to have him over or under medicate. I would not take treatment of any part of my endocrine system lightly. ... (10 replies)
... Is addison's and adrenal insufficiency the same thing? ... (13 replies)
... I have been on cortef since September and I am taking 5 mg in the morning and 15 in the afternoon. ... (20 replies)
... ack pain. She also had the ACTH stim test a few weeks after the injections and they diagnosed her with secondary AI and put her on cortef. Not wanting to stay on cortef the rest of her life, with her already severe osteprosis, she decided to get a second opinion from another endo. ... (21 replies)
Feb 15, 2007
... Cstram, thanks for your reply. He went to a wellness center to have test ran to see what he was depleting in. The doctor is the one that recommended the adrenal gradnulas and the cortef, but we were not understanding why he decreased the cortef without any test being ran to see what the other dosage was doing for him. ... (10 replies)
... for my adrenal fatigue. I had told my doc that if the glandulars and the Isocort didn't help enough, could we please try Cortef? ... (3 replies)
... I am taking the 20 mg. of cortef all at once in the morning. My endro. Dr. said that I have mild adrenal insuffiency. We believe that the insuffiency occured because I had been on prednisone for a few years, due to Fibromyalgia.... ... (13 replies)
... My son was diagnosed with secondary AI in March and put on cortef 20mg daily. ... (21 replies)
... Well Mr. sleepy, maybe we can compare notes because I go to the FFC as well. I have Fibro/ CFS / hypothyroid/ Adrenal exhaustion / anemia/and they have suggested some things, but I have done alot of my own research about alot of this stuff. I too wish another Dr. would have RX'd this years ago - about 2002 or so is when I was diagnosed. It would have made a big difference for... (16 replies)
... It was pointed out to me, that on this board, there is a lot of controversy over the condition we speak of, known as Adrenal Exhaustion. Conversely, that condition is readily accepted on the Thyroid board. Which view is accurate, I am not sure. ... (4 replies)
... to be diagnosed and treated, but they used large doses of steroids, which were more harmful than helpful, so they became afraid to fool with anything but actual adrenal failure. This is dubious, but what I've read which COULD be a viable explanation. ... (11 replies)
... Dear Slade dog, I wish I could help. My heart goes out to you. You are so very loving to cheer me on....I am still waiting for the slow relief Cortef to arrive in the mail. ... (2 replies)
... and I had one four yrs. ago already. After that one my Dr. tested me for adrenal fatIgue and I was deffinately having a problem. She put me on cortef and I did feel better. But eventually she took me off of cortef cause she said she didn't want to leave me on it too long. ... (1 replies)
... mg, wow you must not have any adrenal functions at all. Thanks for the sound advice. I'm trying not to take too much cortef and I also have been thinking about getting a bracelet just in case something bad would happen. I'm seeing a good endo soon. ... (16 replies)
Feb 24, 2007
... Also, your friend SHOULD be taking adrenal glandular's when on Cortef. Cortef will allow your body to get what it needs, while giving your adrenal glands a "vacation" so to speak. Taking glandular along with a good multivitamin, vitamin C, B5, B6 as well as magnesium as essential. ... (10 replies)
... I was so happy when finally I was diagnosed with adrenal fatigue and prescribed Cortef. ... (7 replies)

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