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... My 22 year old son was diagnosed May, 2011 and left the hospital on hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. His endocrinologist switched him to 5 mg of prednisone with breakfast. The switch improved my son's quality of life significantly and he's now working again. ... (8 replies)
... I am taking Prednisone for my Addison's Disease and it's not working yet. I am taking 10mg a day and I'm starting to look like a blowfish! ... (5 replies)
... I have been researching this recently for my son. This is the info I have found. ADRENAL CORTEX EXTRACT LICORICE EXTRACT SIBERIAN GINSING DHEA ashwagandha and very large doses of vitamin B5. Herbal remedy called AdrenoBoost -- We have not tried any of these ALTERNATIVES, yet. My son was diagnosed May, 2011 -- he was taking hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. ... (9 replies)

... i am unaware of any new breakout medication. prednisone is an alternative some people like. i had more side effects using it. some suppliments help with side effects of corticosteroids. ... (9 replies)
... prednisone but i didn't like side affects. hydrocortisone has been my favorite. 20mg in morning 20mg at night. ginseng is a good supplement. licorice root extract is quite expensive so i buy black licorice (be careful though most licorice isn't even made with licorice root.) i have experienced good things with those. as well as ginger for stomach problems. memory loss.... (9 replies)
... Glad to hear there are alternatives to prednisone - yes?? Been on for 9 wks. and going crazy w/water retention/weight gain - and only on 5mcg/daily. Any advice? But don't think endo knows alternatives. (25 replies)
... interested in hearng more about the natural alternatives but don't think my endo is aware of them. ... (25 replies)

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