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... e meds. Be careful taking those supplements they can be dangerous to your health especially taking hydrocortison. Its hard to handle but once your on the correct dose then you will feel better. My son was sick for 5 months before he was diagnosed. so hang in there. my prayers are with u. ... (8 replies)
... ons levels about once a month and he is on his meds so I think the test will still show if you continue the meds. Its hard to handle but once your on the correct dose then you will feel better. My son was sick for 5 months before he was diagnosed. so hang in there. my prayers are with u. ... (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)

Dexamethazone?
Apr 29, 2008
... Well... HC does contain tiny amounts of minercortosteroids but it is very tiny. Hydrocortisone is the steroid most like what the body makes. ... (6 replies)
... a puffy face. My endo should have cut my dose when he saw how much I had gained. Anyway I tapered myself slowly by 2.5mg at a time with a couple weeks in between tapers. ... (5 replies)
Low cortisol test
Dec 21, 2003
... day. That is a large dose for addison's disease. ... (2 replies)
... s is she having which makes her feel that she can't tolerate the medication. These medications have huge side effects if they are not administered properly. What dose is she on and what was her cortisol level? ... (11 replies)
... did get sick when I went off the cortef completely awhile back. I had a throat infection stay with me for months that slowly disappeared as we raised the cortef dose to the point the infection was all gone, although oddly that's when my cough started up, not with the cold itself but much later.. ... (18 replies)
... ing in the next few months. Had doctors at the hospital and assisted living place for a few months. Bones are healing. No surgery required. I was on 25 mg of hydrocortisone and dropped back to my regular dose of 20 a couple weeks ago when I returned home. Staying the same on . ... (2 replies)
... That's brilliant! Likewise, I'm glad to hear it. I'm sure it's quite the process, but each small improvement/return to normality is an achievement in itself. Ah, hormones, haha - they can be great when they work according to plan, can't they 😂 Same here. I guess it reminds you that there's always someone else out there going through something similar to you - at least,... (5 replies)
... I'm so very glad to here that the hydrocortisone seems to be improving your condition. Getting back to your question, my has certainly improved in recent time. ... (5 replies)
Dead Tired
Jan 6, 2013
... The two times I have been dead tired due to addison's was once when my fludrocortisone dose was too high giving me high blood pressure, and the other time is being on inadequate levels of hydrocortisone. Blood tests should give you a clue. ... (5 replies)
... but surely thats the same with or without addisons. At times I have been on not enough, I did lack energy and therefore drive, and this year we found my fludro dose too high giving me high blood pressure which fully fatigued me to the point of depression etc. ... (16 replies)
... I had a pituitary tumor hemorrhage about 9 months ago. Didn't get started on hydrocortisone until 3 months later. Once on it I felt better than I had in 20 yrs. We've experimented with my dosage and times during the day taken. ... (1 replies)
... ll me why the result may have been so high as i am concerned, he is having the renin test again at the end of the month to see what the result will be on the new dose of fludrocortisone, should i be concerned about anything? ... (0 replies)
... ll me why the result may have been so high as i am concerned, he is having the renin test again at the end of the month to see what the result will be on the new dose of fludrocortisone, should i be concerned about anything? ... (0 replies)
... Dizziness, salt cravings and constant thirst disappeared when I started taking Florinef or the generic fludrocortisone. Also my blood pressure returned to a normal reading instead of dropping to as low as 70/30 which caused me to fall on the floor a couple of times. I was on Florinef 0.2mg and was able to reduce it to 0.1mg when the hydrocortisone finally reached the right... (3 replies)
... I just want you to know how helpful your post is Shelbe. :) I'll be seeing a new doc next week and i'll ask for this test. I am hypo too and have the same symptoms as you. I'm also encouraged to hear that after only 2 weeks you were feeling so much better. Did the doc start you on 20 mg? and do you take it all at once in the morning or in split doses? Thanks again! (8 replies)
... ligo. I am sure there's more but those were the most troublesome. I also had an adrenal antibodies test done and it came back "high". I have been on 20 mg. of hydrocortisone for 2 weeks now and am feeling so much better. I am also hypothyroid, so right now I am trying to figure out my optimal dose in both synthroid and HC. ... (8 replies)
... d have had some trouble gaining it back. Over the past two weeks or so I have just felt so crummy, tired, achy, nauseas and I haven't been sleeping so well. At times I just feel out of it and a little light headed, my dose is obviously accurate since I am not gaining weight, so what else could be going on? ... (1 replies)


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