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... The min dose of prednisone for most is 5mgs. Max is 7.5mg. If you do have addisons you should be taking something like 4mg prednisone in the a.m. ... (5 replies)
... mg in the afternoon. ... (5 replies)
Feb 13, 2007
... I have read the ACTH test should be done at 8am. Or somewhere around the time you normally wake up. I am sure of this. Also, one shouldnt be drinking caffeine because it screws your adrnals. ... (3 replies)

Feb 11, 2007
... I have had two cortisol levels come back low, one of them was done by an endo 2 yrs ago and he did the ACTH stim which came back okay. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Addison's in March 2006. I had it when I came out of the coma I was in. The doctors say they do not know what caused the coma but the more research that I do the more likely it was the Addison's that caused the coma. ... (19 replies)
... Oh you are right, I wrote it down wrong! I take a pill and a half in the morning which is 15mg and a half a pill in the afternoon, which is 5. I was on 20 in the morning and 10 in the afternoon and I just felt horrible, my face got puffy and I gained a little weight. ... (20 replies)
... forth to the ER, being hospitalized, etc. GI dr did a head ct. dumbbell shaped pituitary tumor with each dumbbell measuring 5mm. Sent to neurosurgeon. ... (4 replies)
... Hi, I'm new to this adrenal stress stuff. My doc ran cortisol fasting and feasting. Results came back as 17.7 fasting and 5.3 feasting. What are the reference ranges? ... (4 replies)
... I am glad that the doctors are taking me seriously, but I'm finding the wait between tests and specialist appointments difficult. ... (33 replies)
... Hi Christy, I have Primary Addison's so need a bigger dose of Cortef than you. In fact they started me on Prednisone last year upon diagnosis, and I have just recently switched to Cortef. I take 20 mg in the morning and 10 in the afternoon. ... (3 replies)
... I have some labs the the Endo ran but he is not willing to share with me why he keeps sending me for more and more tests.. ... (0 replies)
... I just finished my 2 weeks trial of hydrocortisone. The dr. said I would notice improvement immediately if this was the problem. He had me taking 20mg in the am and 10mg in the afternoon. ... (3 replies)
... ve needed help for the last three years but recently things are coming to a breaking point. ... (8 replies)
... g in extreme salt cravings, headaches, muscle pains, profuse urination, and eventual delerium, and eventually I had a day where I started having extreme pressure in my chest and I lost all circulation in my arms and legs. I could turnr the symptoms on and off by taking or not taking the synthroid. ... (1 replies)
... The weight gain started when all my unwell feelings started. I feel like I eat when I'm feeling good because I have no idea when the next 'attack' will happen where I'm nauseated and refuse to eat. ... (3 replies)
... The only tests I have results back for are the cortisol levels and sodium levels. My sodium level was "right in the middle of normal," according to my doctor with the caveat that I eat, like most here, a veritable TON of salt. ... (6 replies)
... went from 145 the day before I had him to my current weight of 105 in 14 months all the while trying to gain.. ... (5 replies)
... What is the difference between Armour and compounded Armour? ... (17 replies)
... low blood pressure board. The more I read, the more I'm finding out about what might be wrong. Sorry this is so long, but I'm hoping and praying that someone will have some advice for me. ... (26 replies)
Weaning symptoms
May 12, 2011
... ere, and was diagnosed about two months ago with addisons. My cortisol levels were too high on my current dose of hydrocortisone, and I started retaining fluid. The doctor wants me to wean down from 40mg a day to 30mg. I went from taking 20mg in am and afternoon, to taking 20mg in am, and 15 mg in afternoon. ... (0 replies)

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