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... that is, how long approximately they will last. Short will go into effect quickly and are hydrocortisone and medrol, medium are like prednisone. ... (7 replies)
... I am now on thirty mg of cortef and .1 of florinef, along with the collection of my thyroid meds. ... (6 replies)
... t I'm trying to get at, you need to find what dose of medication is good for you, some people need more, some need less, Now with Ryan he was on 55 mg per day of cortef plus he has severe asthma, so allot of his asthma meds contained steriods. ... (4 replies)

... Hello everyone! I'm new here and could really use some advice on meds and doctors. I've been on cortef for a year with very little improvement. Initially I was given 15 mg for adrenal fatigue but in January I was diagnosed with Addisons. ... (4 replies)
... ne in my post. I guess I had a Lyme brain moment. But at least you knew who I was refering to. I changed it on the post. I don't really feel any different on the cortef yet. How long did it take you? ... (10 replies)
Jan 17, 2007
... Visit your prescriber or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. If you are taking corticosteroids for a long time, carry an identification card with your name, the type and dose of corticosteroid, and your prescriber's name and address. ... (14 replies)
... g my need for more steroid. Before I was dx with AD my depression grew steadily worse over a 5 year period, and like the frog in the kettle I knew no difference how severe it had become. If my world were not so deeply rooted in God I don't know where I would be today! ... (2 replies)
... I have only taken Cortef but am very pleased with the results. I feel so much better although have gained a lot of weight. I am now back to the weight I was 2 years ago. ... (7 replies)
... I don't know how long the adrenal supression will last, but hopefully a few momths down the road, if I survive, I will retest my thyroid and adrenals and see what the lay of the land is. ... (17 replies)
... he Dr. listen that the nausousness is not going away, and that you are concerned about this situation. Addison crisis can be life threatening. Hopefully your son will feel better soon. If you add more cortef, it could elevate the blood pressure more. ... (8 replies)
... I am sorry you are so sick, I had something like that happen to me last month and its very scary. I actually think my husband was more frightened than I was. ... (2 replies)
... He does think they could work again, but then again the last time he tried to take me off was when I was still feeling horrible. ... (37 replies)
... Looks like you had the ACTH stimulation test. It shouldn't take a long time for results. ... (8 replies)
... and i currently take Dositnex for that with no tumor. I have had two MRIs in the last 2 years. I also passed an adrenal test in the office. I started Cortef two weeks ago. 5 mg twice daily and that helped for 2 days, and then it quit. When cortisol levels came back deficient, they added . ... (8 replies)
... First, let me say that I feel for you. I know how frustrated you must feel. Schmidt's Sydrome is a very rare disease and because of that most Endocrinologist really have no idea how to treat it properly. ... (7 replies)
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Jan 24, 2006
... Sorry I took so long to reply to your note. It has been such a busy time, moving, christmas....home repair, painting...etc....too much.. ... (12 replies)
... I'm writing this just after getting home with my fiance. I stayed at her house and to make a long story short, I ever exerted myself several times and I woke up this morning feeling decayed. ... (2 replies)
... Hey there. I too am extremely new to AI. I was diagnosed just this last monday, and before that have been in bed for 6 weeks straight unable to function, and in ER 5 times during that. See my post 'new to AI' for the story. ... (3 replies)
... I have actually considered trying to have him do an extremely slow taper from the Cortef over next summer when he is not in school and I can watch him closely, but the dangers of that scare me. ... (13 replies)

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