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... I was in and out of adrenal crisis for 3 months and felt very close to death on a few occasions... ... (0 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)
... Your body will help you decide if you need a lower dose. Most men I know of get by on less than the max dose, but we are all "different". ... (6 replies)

... hi I have secondary Addison's and take 10 mg of hydrocortisone at 10 am and 5 mg at 1 pm (had to beg for that dose, it was just doubled). Prior to this dosage I was feeling very very bad, nausea, dizziness, diarrhea/consitapation (nausea 6 out of 7 days). In bed constantly but yet no sleep at night, waking at 3 or 4 am wide awake (levels must be up then). When I wake up... (4 replies)
... I have a couple of different questions.. ... (3 replies)
... I have always been taking Hydrocortisone instead. ... (2 replies)
... Has anyone switched to prednisone from hydrocortisone, and feels better? ... (4 replies)
... First, why do you take prednisone instead of hydrocortisone? ... (8 replies)
... are so much greater with the prednisone. Look it up! I'm glad you're doing better. I only take 15 mg of Cortef in the AM and 5 in the PM, but I only weigh a shade over 100 pounds. ... (5 replies)
... What is the reason his endo has him taking prednisone instead of Cortef or Hydrocortisone? ... (17 replies)
... I was using the hydrocortisone cream with the prednisone last week and I really did feel better. After about 4 days, MY CAT WENT HALF BALD. ... (4 replies)
Looking for help
Oct 1, 2006
... fluids. Even though you say you are secondary, dehydration is a big sign of needing the Florinef. ... (9 replies)
... I've noticed a lot of talk about Cushing's and cortisol levels. ... (5 replies)
... ce aldosterone, which helps maintain BP and electrolytes. You MUST find a good endocrinologist!! good luck at your appt on the 23rd, but be forewarned that a lot of endo's aren't very knowledgeable about us, so you might have to keep searching for a good one... ... (7 replies)

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