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Cortef dosing
May 5, 2007
... ng and 10 around 2. I try to take it at the same time everyday, but its kinda hard because I am always out and about. I actually just switched yesterday to the generic version of cortef and I am actually feeling better. I have heard that some people do better with different brands. I am also going to ask my dr. ... (24 replies)
Jan 17, 2007
... Hydrocortisone is the generic for Cortef & less expensive. They are both steroids. (14 replies)
... name florinef would have worked better for me, but I guess I'm too late for that. Thanks for the news. Having taken generic all along, I wouldn't have known. It's a shame what the pharmaceutical companies can get away with, just attending to their own bottom line. ... (4 replies)

... I am not familiar with several drugs you are taking. Have you ever tried synthriod? Seems like you are on a lot of cortef. I am better today. I think I am just adjusting. Supposed to have a root canal in the am hopefully I won't be sorry. I agree drug companies are INFURIATING!!!!!!!!!! (4 replies)
... ebruary to be able to work out like that. I usually do an hour of step and then do about 30 minutes of weights. Have you had your thyroid checked and do you take cortef as well? ... (4 replies)
... Acutally I mis spoke I take 25 mg of cortef in the am and 15 at 4 pm. I took cortisone acetate for the first 24 years. Then because of production problems I took prednisone and several other steriods. ... (35 replies)
... Qualitest merged with this new company Par and are using the Cortef formula for this product. Over many, many years of taking hydro for Addison's I have found the Cortef formula does not work as well for me as the generic hydro. ... (0 replies)
... her things going on until I went on Cortef. That is what took my syptoms away. I was on synthroid for many years until the insurance company required I use the generic brand which is levothroxine. I had an over and then under acitve thyroid. ... (35 replies)
... I was started on 20 mg of cortef and it did not work for me for long because I needed more. I was not nausous. I do think that cortef does that to some people. Maybe you should try the generic called Hydrocortizone. I have read on this board before that many people do better on that. ... (8 replies)
... akes a long time to feel better. I was diagnosed with secondary addisons in November and I am just now feeling better. My best advice is to see if your dosage of cortef and florinef are right. I also learned on this board that sometimes cortef does not agree with people and the generic is better for some people. ... (3 replies)
... Please tell us how much Cortef you take. ... (11 replies)
... It might be a good idea to try Hydrocortisone, generic for Cortef, to see if it works better for you. I cannot use Cortef. Feel lousy on it. ... (3 replies)
... prleslie, for reasons not really clear, many people do not do as well on Cortef as they do on other brands. Unfortunately, one of the others, Merck, is no longer being manufactured, but Westward is still an option. ... (4 replies)
... You need cortef or a steroid. Florinef only replaces the mineral corticorsteroids and is not all of what you need but a portion and maybe not even the portion that you need. ... (10 replies)
... I usually do better on brand than generics. I can't say in this situation, but as a rule, I try generics first and usually have to switch to brand. I am on generic prednisone, and I will be seeing my doc this week for the first time since I started that. I don't know if she'll have me up the dose or not. ... (11 replies)
... 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)
... Just wondering Wanda...what kind of symtoms did you have while on Cortef that made you switch to the generic? ... (7 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)
... amount for each dose. I don't do well on Cortef so use Hydrocortisone which is generic for Cortef. ... (5 replies)
... mg. Do you take brand Cortef or generic? ... (4 replies)

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