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... Prednisone has a long half life (lasts longer) than Cortef or Hydrocortisone (generic for Cortef). Many take Prednisone as a replacement. It has to be converted in the liver so takes longer before it is available for the body to use. Hydrocortisone is like what a normal body makes. Cortef & Hydrocortisone have different fillers so some of us do better on one or the... (8 replies)
Jan 17, 2007
... I don't feel as well on Cortef. Like I am not getting enough replacement. The fillers are different in Cortef & Hydrocortisone. For some reason my body prefers Hydrocortisone. We are all different. (14 replies)
... are so much greater with the prednisone. Look it up! I'm glad you're doing better. I only take 15 mg of Cortef in the AM and 5 in the PM, but I only weigh a shade over 100 pounds. They originally started me on 30 mg in the AM and 15 in the PM, and I had side effects. ... (5 replies)

... I am just now starting to feel mostly normal again, and am able to make it through the day without a nap. Some days I am more tired than others but that could also be from a busy day. I still eat the same foods as before too. (20 replies)
... For all : What is your activity in life like now with cortef/hydrocortisone? Are you active in sports, exercise, and feel like you can enjoy life again? Do you feel energized after doing exercise, or physical exhurstion, or do you feel run down, and need naps? Do you find that after time, you can enjoy things like sugar snacks, and junk food... every once in a while? (20 replies)
... I was told recently by a doc that Cortef / hydrocortisone was much better for long term use and presnidone was not. ( wanted to get the cheap stuff from walmart for $10 for a 90 day but, alas, it was not to be!) (17 replies)
... adrenal insufficiency. Actually the one I prefer, but I use hydrocortisone as it is like what a normal body produces. ... (8 replies)
Jan 17, 2007
... What are hydrocortisone tablets? ... (14 replies)
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... Hi. I am new to this board, but I have had Addison's Disease since 1997. I have always taken Cortef but because of the cost my doctor said, I could try the generic hydrocortisone. I am now wondering if this was not a good decision. ... (6 replies)
Jan 17, 2007
... So is Cortef a hydrocortisone or a steriod? ... (14 replies)
... alwaystired, The fillers are different in Hydrocortisone & Cortef. One is not better than the other. It is just a matter of which one you do better on. I do best on Hydrocortisone or Prednisone, but know of many who take Cortef & do fine. We are all very different. When I have to increase for a cold or broncitis I use Prednisone. Sometimes use total Prednisone for... (20 replies)
... Chris, I've been on Prednisone now for about 18 months. I currently take 5mg in the morning, and 2.5 mg in the afternoon - when I remember :eek: I was originally on Hydrocortisone for about 1 year - with 20 mg in the morning, and 10 mg in the afternoon. I thought it was working fine for me - my energy levels where good, and I got a GREAT :) Tan from it, but for... (4 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)
... that would be even better. I just figured nausea was a part of it, I always wake up neauseas, is that not normal either or is it because I haven't taken cortef yet? ... (20 replies)
... I have notcied in the last year or so that my memory is getting worse and worse. The other day, I noticed that one of the side effects to Cortef is memory loss. ... (9 replies)
... Hi everyone. I have kind of a cross-over question. I have both adrenal insufficiency and hypothyroid (and growth hormone deficiency) and am experiencing weird lab results. After reading on here, I found that this can occur when someone is not getting enough hydrocortisone, but since my endo doesnt know why my numbers are weird I thought I'd ask. My Free T3 is high and my Free... (0 replies)
... lower back, I take an extra 5mg and it usually makes me feel much better. I also take an extra 5mg of Cortef on the first day of my period. ... (2 replies)
... I have switched from cortef to prednisone to hydrocortisone... ... (6 replies)
... I am waiting for my MD to call me back. After 4 days, I developed palpitations and my BP went up. I wonder if I may do better on the regular Cortef doses through out the day, instead of the slow release. ... (2 replies)

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