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Low cortisol test
Dec 21, 2003
... Are you taking prednisone or hydrocortisone? ... (2 replies)
... I would agree with Wanda about this. Metapyrone testing is essentially outdated because of much safer and easier alternative testing that likely offer just as or more accurate results. ... (2 replies)
Addisons testing
Mar 17, 2003
... I think the saliva test is definitely more accurate than the blood or urine in determining slight adrenal insufficiency. ... (3 replies)

... the process of reducing and transitioning to prednisone, which atleast isn't quite as strong as dexamethasone. I'm wondering if anyone else takes dexamethasone or prednisone instead of hydrocortisone? ... (0 replies)
... He does look lowish on the cortisol side so the doctor should send him for an ACTH stim test to make a clear diagnosis. ... (2 replies)
... HC is anywhere from 1 to 8 hour half life. Those who only get a 1 to 3 hour half life or so out of HC usually end up on Medrol which has a half life of 8 to 16 hours depending on the individual. ... (7 replies)
... I see two natural sources. ... (18 replies)
Back Again
Jun 4, 2010
... Also my blood sugar has gone comepletely out of control. I'm around 180 pounds overweight, and despite being on Prednisone have managed to lose 50 pounds using a Swartzbein kind of a diet. ... (0 replies)

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