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... I had pituitary surgery to remove an adenoma a month ago. Because my diagnosis was Cushing's disease, I was placed on Cortef to take until my adrenal glands wake up again. ... (6 replies)
... If so, how much cortef are you taking and how long you saw improvements? ... (0 replies)
... have the women on cortef found that it causes black facial hair? ... (7 replies)

... I have been given a Cortef like replacement of 2. ... (2 replies)
... I take 25 for the cortef and i think 0.5 of the florinef. ... (9 replies)
... Good points Cloud2. I believe the calculation for cortef dose is weight x 0. ... (9 replies)
... I have read a few posts and think that my hubby may be on a high dosage of Cortef. He takes 20mg in the morning and 10mg at night, he also takes .175 Synthroid, and 0.1mg Flouronef. He was diagnosed about 8 years ago. Also are there any other men on this board with Addison's? Thanks! (9 replies)
... day for the average person, and to remain wary of any overdose dangers. But doctors and their patients need to determine how "average" any given patient is. ... (9 replies)
... My doctor has just started me on 10 mg. Cortef, to be adjusted depending on how I feel. How much do other people take? ... (9 replies)
... I take 15mg, 5mg and 2.5mg and have been told it is on the high side. I am only on that much to suppress my ACTH. I know some docs go by weight but I am on the high side thanks to Cushing's. I have no adrenals. I take .1 florinef but will up to . ... (9 replies)
... I have not had an ACTH Serum test done though, how is that different from teh ACTH Stim? ... (2 replies)
... That is a bit on the high side; the normal dose is between 20 and 30. I take 17.25 and do fine on that much -- I'm thinking of going down to 15. Your husband should take the least amount that he possibly can -- but some people need 30, so discuss it with his doctor. (9 replies)
... increase my cortef. I forgot to mention the hydrocortisone when I went to the endo, but I have been feeling better. I think I also need to make sure I take the cortef consistently at the same time each day. I am on cortef, and I just take more when I feel dizzy, is that bad to do? ... (8 replies)
... I am now on thirty mg of cortef and .1 of florinef, along with the collection of my thyroid meds. ... (6 replies)
... Please tell us how much Cortef you take. ... (11 replies)
... How much Prednisone did you take for poison ivy? ... (8 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)
... There isn't very much information bout cortef and how to take it because not very much research has been done into the question. The one good study I know of suggests taking it 3x a day 10,5,5 mg to spread it out. ... (3 replies)
... mg, wow you must not have any adrenal functions at all. Thanks for the sound advice. I'm trying not to take too much cortef and I also have been thinking about getting a bracelet just in case something bad would happen. I'm seeing a good endo soon. ... (16 replies)
... I too have a terrible time getting up in the morning and it doesn't seem to matter how much sleep I get or how much cortef I take daily. I usually try to get at least 8 sometimes more, sometimes less depending on schedule. ... (35 replies)

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