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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 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)
... I will try to be as brief as possible because I really need some feedback from those living with Addison's, rather than the docs. ... (0 replies)

... probably wouldn't for long term. Many many people take it as their replacement. Thing is we are not taking massive doses...only a "replacement" dose. When on prednisone I tapered my dose to 5mg. 4mg a.m. ... (6 replies)
... Trust me, I totally understand your fear and frustration. I don't really know how to respond to your questions as I am not a doc, but I do not believe that the prednisone is the cause of your physical pain. ... (5 replies)
... 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 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)
... Thank you for sharing your experiences with Prednisone. ... (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)
... day and ended up in the ER with an Addisonian crisis. I think they said 20 is a bit low per day. ... (17 replies)
... Has anyone switched to prednisone from hydrocortisone, and feels better? ... (4 replies)
... Justine, Were you actually diagnosed with addisons? ... (6 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)
... 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. ... (6 replies)
... the day I took the ACHT test when they shot me with adrenaline I dropped to a 2. My skin was very dark still is tan but better than it was. ... (6 replies)
... I took it for a little more than a month. I replaced it with Hydrocortisone which I stopped about two weeks later. Since then, my hair has been falling out and I've been much more fatigued than usual. ... (14 replies)
... pred i developed bleeding stomach ulcers. healed and hasn't come back on hydro. if i had my choice which i do hydro. i understand your sleep issues. most people with addisons have sleep issues. ever think the reason you are sleeping better is because the pred really isn't working good. ... (8 replies)
... all the other stuff you would be very ill. If you are traveling you need a kit with you. ... (6 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)
... 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. ... (8 replies)




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