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... Your tissues have adapted to much much higher amounts and even normal amounts will not be enough and you could have adrenal insufficiency or adrenal crisis symptoms. ... (6 replies)
... Good points Cloud2. I believe the calculation for cortef dose is weight x 0. ... (9 replies)
... Keep a detailed diary. Write down when you nap, when you feel fatigue and exhaustion. Write down what events you missed, how you felt during the ones you did attend and how your life is being affected. ... (6 replies)

... I did have the ACTH stim test and it came back within normal reference ranges according to the ENDO and the same with the Prolactin. Although I do not have the numbers at present to post. ... (2 replies)
... the normal dose is between 20 and 30. I take 17. ... (9 replies)
... Many people do not have doctors that have much experience at first with Addisons. Or whatever the new words are. I have had it for 28 years. There are many ways to take the meds and many meds to take. ... (2 replies)
... 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. ... (8 replies)
... Please tell us how much Cortef you take. ... (11 replies)
... I will keep you all informed as to my progress through this maze I've found myself in!! I can't tell you how much it has helped talking with everyone and getting advice, I also think experience rather than book knowledge is the best teacher. ... (13 replies)
I don't feel well.
Dec 21, 2006
... ou are feeling terrible. That was me last week. Be very cautious when upping your florinef. Talk to your doctor because it causes lots of swelling. I am on .1mg How much cortef do you take? ... (3 replies)
... has started going by that quick overview to see how I've been doing. ... (6 replies)
Cortef dosing
May 12, 2007
... MaryAnn, hope you are having a good Mother's Day weekend. My mom is up, there on Whidbey, I am here in Texas. I'm glad I could send y'all a little sunshine, wish I could have hand delivered it! ... (24 replies)
... I was just wondering if it matters what time you take your cortef in the morning. ... (4 replies)
... It can happen. It depends on how much you take. You need to take enough that you replace what your body needs but not so much that you give yourself "exogenous Cushing's" syndrome. You can get every symptom of Cushing's by taking too much. ... (3 replies)
... If you were suspected of having pituitary based Addison's or you aren't sure, you may want to consider a full pituitary hormone workup to be sure everything else is functioning okay. ... (1 replies)
... hours after. Since cortef is suppose to be taken in the morning I thought that might be a problem. ... (37 replies)
... I take 30mg of cortef .1 of florinef along with a couple of thyroid medications. ... (13 replies)
... I hope it is okay to post here as I have no idea what I have regarding my adrenals.. ... (0 replies)
... Thanks Wanda, you hit the nail on the head, I am grieving for the person I used to be. I am not consistent in taking the meds at the same time, and that is something I am really working on. I have to take the cortef with food, and I am never hungry in the morning so that has been hard for me. ... (8 replies)
... I was given Cortef a little over five weeks ago because when standing I would have very big blood pressue increases or drops along with increased heart rates. ... (7 replies)

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