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... Were you ever dizzy after starting cortef, and if so, how long before the dizziness went away? ... (8 replies)
Cortef question
Oct 23, 2006
... Thanks Wanda, I am going to the doctor next Monday and you can be sure that I am going to tell him my dosage is too high. ... (2 replies)

... Thanks, guys. I appreciate the feedback. I am on day six of the Cortef, and I feel better in so many ways. ... (3 replies)
Cortef question
Oct 23, 2006
... Symptoms vary, but most people have upper body obesity, rounded face, increased fat around the neck, and thinning arms and legs. Children tend to be obese with slowed growth rates. ... (2 replies)
... I am curious if those of you with anxiety and depression take only one dose in the morning. Taking too much replacement at one time or too much in the total daily dose can contribute to these problems. ... (16 replies)
... I am currently being treated for adrenal fatigue and low progesterone. I take Cortef and Levoxyl, and I also use progesterone cream. ... (13 replies)
... I get depressive thoughts when I am low on steroid. If you are crashing too often you should talk to your MD about increasing your daily dose. It sounds crazy and I am still getting used to this aspect of my Addisons, but I was dx 3 years ago. ... (2 replies)
... This is an old post but I wanted to reply anyway because I have difficulty with HC, and your situation is very much like mine. ... (17 replies)
... mental and physical stress ect. ... (16 replies)
Jan 17, 2007
... is a corticosteroid. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. Hydrocortisone is similar to natural steroid hormone produced by the adrenal gland. ... (14 replies)
... hi, i am 31 F, mother, wife, and newly dx with secondary adrenal insufficiency, severe fibromyalgia, cfs and am borderline hemophilia.... have had many adrenal crises go undiagnosed thru ER's this year, and finally have a dx to rely on in the future. ... (5 replies)
... i went to the ER about 2 months ago knowing I was serverly dehydrated after vomitting for 36 hours straight. Sodium levels were low, they admitted me and i stayed there for 5 days. I was diagnosed with Addisons and hypothyroidism. ... (3 replies)
... Am also concerned about taking cortef during pg. Anyone, got any thoughts or experiences they could share. Thanks. ... (6 replies)
... I need help with a similar issue. I had very low adrenal steriod results from a 24hr urine test given by Dr Therese Hertoghue and very low saliva cortisol results. I've had hypotension all me life. Then my TSH was 4. ... (7 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Follicular thyroid disease in July. Had part of my thyroid removed. The nine tumors that previous doctor missed for a year and half thank goodness turned out to be benign. I was started on .5 of Synthroid, and did really well except for paying attention. ... (8 replies)
... manic". Now I am searching for the truth and find too high doses of steroids can cause symptoms exactly like the mania I experienced. ... (2 replies)
Nov 19, 2004
... Actually, it's the endo who won't test for antibodies. Our DO is a one of the good guys. She listens and is not quick to dismiss my ideas or requests. She is going to run the antibodies test this Tues. It was the endo who started talking about depression. ... (7 replies)
... It took a year for them to diagnose me. I could not eat, had no appetite, and always felt like my stomach was full. I lost 30 pounds. As soon as I started on Cortef, the gastro symptoms disappeared. ... (5 replies)
... Most docs don't have that many adrenal patients and go by the book I suppose. ... (1 replies)

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