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... anybody have any input on Cortef and weight gain? ... (8 replies)
... lbs. After being diagnosed, my endo put my on 30mg Cortef and 0.1mg of Florinef. I ballooned and was 170 lbs by Christmas. ... (4 replies)
... I was just put on a low dose of Cortef due to severe adrenal insufficiency. ... (8 replies)

... Right now, the short acting forms are the best and if you take them properly, weight gain can be minimized. Taking it two or three times a day, taking what you need, stress dosing as you need, weaning as you need, will keep you healthy. ... (8 replies)
... I wish I could but unfortunately the fear of weight gain is overwhelming for me. I have an eating disorder so it's not something I will be able to let go of overnight. ... (8 replies)
Weight GAIN
Aug 26, 2007
... I have the same problem. I have had secondary Addison's for four years and have gained 50 pounds after never having a weight problem in my life. ... (6 replies)
... And the weight gain..ugh..I wasn't small before but I just keep gaining! I have recently started wellbutrin.... ... (0 replies)
... Sorry to post this AGAIN but know one even replied to my last email about this, please, have any or all of you experience huge amounts of weight gain on this or have you maintained or stayed the same. My 2nd opinion doc doesn't seem to think I'm going to but, I hear horror stories about it..... ... (8 replies)
Cortef questions
Feb 15, 2005
... hypo for 30 yrs. did ok until about 5 yrs ago. After going from Dr to Dr I'm seeing one now that started me on Cortef today. I'm on Armour and Synt. and still suffering many hypo probs. My question is what can I expect on Cortef in general ? ... (1 replies)
... Weight gain is typically one of the side effects of steroids. I lost 30 pounds before I was diagnosed with hypopituitarism, and have gained 50 since I was put on Cortef. ... (1 replies)
... o be pretty bad for everyone that goes through it that I notice when I started asking questions on forums several months ago.. I got fatigued and lost a lot of weight as well when I started seeing signs.. ... (13 replies)
... as checked again just a baseline cortisol check and a ACTH check cortisol was 6.1 and ACTH came back normal. Anyway the endocrinologist told me I have to go on CORTEF for the rest of my life 15m am and 10 mg pm, which I HAVE NOT started until I get a second opnion...I am female, 5'9, 35, had a hystorectomy a year and half ago. ... (13 replies)
Cortef question
Oct 23, 2006
... Since starting cortef a month ago I have gained 4 pounds, all in my stomach, and my cheeks look puffy to me. I have never had weight issues before, and was the same weight for over 5 years. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, the fluid retention started 30 days ago and I started the Cortef Tuesday afternoon. I was sleeping ok because I take magnesium citrate in the evening, otherwise I don't sleep as good usually. ... (8 replies)
... I have hashimotos thyroid disease with adrenal fatigue. I am on thyroid meds and just recently went from 15mg cortef to 25mg. I am also taking Isocort 12mg. I still have some shakiness and muscle fatigue, though I am so much better than when I was on Isocort alone. ... (1 replies)
... I'm happy the cortef is working better for you. It seems to be the drug of choice in most cases because it is the most similar to what your own body makes. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with whoever said in the earlier post that it is about how you feel. I am going through some difficulty getting the weight to come off, and I exercise 4 to five times a week and I eat nothing that I enjoy. ... (8 replies)
... Almost everyone gains weight when they take replacements. ... (8 replies)
... weight. I felt like that was too much for me though, and I lowered it to 20mg a day, and haven't gained a pound since! My thinking would be that you would only gain weight if you are on too much cortef, because you should just be replacing what your body isn't producing. ... (8 replies)
Weight gain/loss
Oct 20, 2003
... I have read about some who have had trouble lossing weight. I ,however,can not gain weight. ... (2 replies)

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