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... Thank you everyone for your advice! I just started taking 10 mgs of Hydrocortisone a couple of days ago. My face is still a bit bloated and I am still heavier than I was three weeks ago. ... (5 replies)
... I agree with PVS... I have been taking 30mgs of Hydrocortisone for 23 years. ... (5 replies)
Addisons Disease
Aug 23, 2010
... Yea ive had addisons since 2004, i was 79 pounds when they diagnosed me, then they put me on Hydrocortisone, i went clear up to 140 pounds, i never wieghed more than 100 my whole life! But heck i would rather be a little over wieght than be that sick ever agian! So then my endo put me on prednisone, and ive been on that for 5 years now, and i did better with my wieght being on... (4 replies)

Addisons Disease
Aug 1, 2010
... I have the same issues as you on prednisone. What is cortef exacty? Is it similar to prednisone & hydrocortisone? Wish I could offer advice, but I'm having same things happen with me. If u find anything to help u, I would be grateful if u could pass it along. I have had primary Addison's for 10 years. (4 replies)
... I too was put on prednisone when i was first diagnosed with addisons. ... (12 replies)
... First, why do you take prednisone instead of hydrocortisone? ... (8 replies)
... Prednisone... hmm well soon you will gain the weight back and probably more. Not the best choice IMHO for replacement as it will interfere with sleep and not give you a normal rhythm for the body but you only have to take it once a day. Prednisone lasts 18-36 hours. A normal body has a rise in cortisol (which the pred is replacing) that is highest at roughly 8am, falls to... (16 replies)
... Your daughters doctor should lose his license. 10 mg of dex is equal to 1600 mg of hydrocortisone and 400 mg of prednisone so she had the equivalences of 11,200 mg of HC and 2800 mg of prednisone over 7 days. That goes way beyond an insane amount. ... (22 replies)
... I am wondering why your doc put you on prednisone as it does take longer to work. It lasts longer in your system. Not sure about the hours. ... (5 replies)
... ld also help your case but I wouldn't wait too much longer. The tests they gave me didn't hurt at all I was very sick at the time as well. Once they gave me the hydrocortisone I felt better within 2 hours it was amazing. ... (7 replies)
... Hi everyone, In my last thread I posted asking about what brand of adrenal glandulars to use, but I'm just going to go to the ER. I have continuous heart palpitations and extreme low blood pressure throughout the day, and I feel like I can't breathe because I just feel so short of breath. Someone in my last thread suggested that I just go to the ER and get treatment, and... (7 replies)
... I have bounced between Prednisone and Hydrocortisone for years. Once I start retaining water and swelling from water weight, the endo switches me back to the other. ... (4 replies)
Low cortisol test
Dec 21, 2003
... Are you taking prednisone or hydrocortisone? ... (2 replies)
Addisons testing
Mar 17, 2003
... The other tests won't show the fluctuations in circadian rhythm that corisol produces at different times of the day. To answer your other question, Cortef or hydrocortisone is not as strong as prednisone, and it is a natural hormone where prednisone is synthetic. ... (3 replies)
... which would actually show up on the test, or a synthetic like prednisone that would NOT show up, since they are not cortisol. ... (1 replies)
... My daughter was diagnosed in 2009 with Addison's. Was on Hydrocortisone and Florinef without any problems and only a very few ER visits for crisis situations. ... (0 replies)
... My daughter was diagnosed in 2009 with Addison's. Was on Hydrocortisone and Florinef without any problems and only a very few ER visits for crisis situations. ... (0 replies)
... ll need fludrocortisone and either prednisone or hydrocortisone as replacements. ... (7 replies)
Hot flushes
Aug 27, 2013
... I gather most of us are on either hydrocortisone or prednisone along with fludrocortisone for most. I wasn't aware that UK used different meds? ... (2 replies)
... If you have Addisons stress is a big factor. Try to avoid any kind of stress. My Dr. prescribed Prednisone for me. It has worked well for me for over fifty years now. An indocrinologist should know what is best in your case. ... (3 replies)


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