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... ar. I have been taking Predisone to try to balance me out. Anyway...Since the start of taking this medication I have gained 15 pounds and am now at my heaviest weight ever. My diet has not changed except a little added sugar due to massive cravings. I have even had to go buy new pants! How awful a feeling is that? ... (4 replies)
... staying there at least a week or two before tapering again. Docs tend to start people on the highest dose, but then don't consider tapering when stable. This is a BIG mistake on their part! ... (3 replies)
... lbs by Christmas. After going through some life altering events, I decided to taper my Cortef with the support of my endo. The less Cortef I took, the more the weight came off. I also started exercising intensly. ... (4 replies)

... was 17 years old. Since then I have been on 30mg of Cortison a day, Florinef .75mg a day, and synthroid everyday for my hypothyroidism. I have gained a lot of weight too and I have no idea how to lose it. I have been going to Curves for four months at least three times a week and I have not lost a pound. ... (4 replies)
... I am a 47 year old female and have had Addison's for about 15 years now. My regular dose of prednisone is 5mg am and 2.5 mg pm. I also take Florinef, I think .5 mg daily. ... (4 replies)
... low on cortisol I am fatigued but I can't sleep, when I raised my cortef to 20mg I sleep all the time but wake up tired still usually. Yeah I seem to be gaining weight easily now. ... (18 replies)
... I'm back on the prednisone and starting to feel better. I guess I'll just have to suck up the weight gain until I can get into the new doctor on Tuesday. ... (4 replies)
... I am having incredible sugar cravings. If I do not get any sugar when a craving is happening I get EXTREMELY tired and can barely function. I always have hard candy (annise and carmel apple suckers). I go through 2 bags of the suckers per week! I am sure that this has not helped with my weight gain (almost 15 lbs over 2 months). I am so fatigued. Last night I went to bed... (0 replies)
... but I was on a lot more until recently. My new endo thinks I have been on too much for a while judging by my weight gain and low energy etc. ... (13 replies)
I don't feel well.
Dec 20, 2006
... I'm wondering if I should try another .5mg prednisone in the pm. And if I should try upping my florinef. I'm concerned about weight gain though. Of course, I'm not sure what difference it makes because I've been eating like a pig these last few days. ... (3 replies)




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