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... the days following are miserable and sometimes I barely function so I'm starting to believe that if I need to take a little prednisone to get me through the night, then that's what i need to do. ... (8 replies)
... I am 39 year old female just diagnosed recently with Addisons disease after 8 months of vomiting and feeling terrible. I have been put on 20 mg of hydrocortisone in the am and 10mg at night. ... (6 replies)
... to be dealing with this. He was very unhappy having to accept that he had Addisons and absolutely hated taking meds. ... (8 replies)

... i base this entirely on 11 years of taking corticosteroids. prednisone is a more concentrated time released form of the drug. harder for your body too digest. worse on your stomach and liver. ... (8 replies)
... i think i have primary addisons and i take fludorcortisone. the doctor told me he had me take prednisone because i would have to take it less often but he would prescribe hydrocortisone if i wanted. ... (6 replies)
... I believe it's a more aggressive form of steroid replacement, and thus the long term side effects will be more serious. ... (8 replies)
... My son, who is currently on Prednisone and Fludrocortisone is also "nocturnal" often and very tired and sleepy during the afternoon, especially since he returned to work. ... (8 replies)
... Well I am officially frustrated with my endo. This is the third time I have gone to him and we are getting no where. First time I did all the lab work up for him but was on 12.5 prednisone in the morning with 7.5 in the afternoon. ... (8 replies)
... 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 having such a difficult time with figuring out dosing of Hydrocortisone. I seem to burn through Hydrocortisone so quickly and this is especially causing problems with sleep. ... (8 replies)
... And I've been in and out of crisis mode for about 3 weeks now. I'm having a very difficult time arriving upon the correct steroid replacement. ... (0 replies)
... acting steroid to get me through the night. However, I've also become very depressed over the past few months and am wondering if any of this can be attributed to Prednisone? ... (0 replies)
... day. I also take fludrocortisone though and I don't know exactly how the two work together. ... (17 replies)
... Has anyone switched to prednisone from hydrocortisone, and feels better? ... (4 replies)
... Hi there. I'm sorry you're feeling so poorly. I was diagnosed with Addison's a year ago, and I am also trying to get my meds balanced. I do think I'm fairing a bit better, though. ... (4 replies)
... About one year ago I made the switch from prednisone to hydrocortisone. I take 40 mg a day. It seems high, but every time I try to wean it down, I end up on the couch, then in a crisis. ... (17 replies)
... Hi Everyone, I have been diagnosed with addisons disease for 14 yrs. I've been on 5 mg prednisone all that time and it has worked well for me. Except last week I was diagnosed with avascular necrosis of my right hip and am going to have to have a hip replacement. The Dr. ... (6 replies)
... I am new to the board. I have had Addison's for 9 years. Recently my Endo and I decided that I needed to switch from Prednisone to Hydrocortisone. I was taking 7.5 mg of pred. but now he says the new dosage for hyrdrocortisone in 20mg and not 30mg. ... (17 replies)
... Try magnesium supplements to help get to sleep, its working very well for me! And have you thought about asking if you could try prednisone instead of hydrocortisone? ... (13 replies)
... i highly recommend making the switch. I have more level energy and moods now, less water retention, more even weight gain, and better sleep. the only disadvantage to it is that you have to take it more than once a day. I take it twice, other people take it 3 times. ... (16 replies)

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