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Weird Attacks
Jul 2, 2005
... pulse is slowed, usually. At first i just had them in AM and early afternoon, but now they come anytime, even at night. i've been upping my dose of Prednisone a bit, even took some corteff, etc., but that only makes that torturous breathing prob. come back! ... (0 replies)
... Hi Binks, You mentioned being on hydrocortisone for several years. Who has told you your adrenals are still working??? My guess is they are atrophied by now. Are you producing aldosterone? It is good that you can recognize feeling better on cortef. I take prednisone during the summer months & hydrocortisone in the winter. Actually on a combo now taking 5mg HC... (3 replies)
I'm confused!
Mar 10, 2005
... Sarah, I don't know the answer to your questions, but if you get a braclet be careful about putting a med on it that could change. You may not always take Prednisone & could put "cortisol" or "steriod" on it instead. Wanda (2 replies)

... hydocortisone or prednisone together. My endo says as long as you do it the same all the time it is OK. ... (3 replies)
... Chris - I am on 5mg in the morning and 2.5 in the evening. I used to be on 4 in the morning and 3 in the evening. I think that upping the morning dose has made it easier to get through the day. I am not sure about the evening doses though, other than I can't sleep. Is it possible for you to list out what the normal ranges are on a the common tests to test for... (1 replies)
Now what?
Jan 21, 2005
... t to wean me off because I developed steriod induced osteoporosis. They put me on actonel, which is supposed to help. Funny thing though, when they took me off prednisone completely, my bones FELT in lot worse shape. I never had pain before. I felt better, with less pain when they put me back on the prednisone. ... (4 replies)
Now what?
Jan 21, 2005
... Thanks again Chris and Wanda. In answer to your question Wanda, I've been on prednisone for 25 years to treat Crohn's disease. Over the course of those years, I've been up and down in dose, ranging from 40 mg and down. ... (4 replies)
Now what?
Jan 21, 2005
... I agree with Chris on the tapering. It just cannot be done quickly. Your adrenals may be atrophied from long term Prednisone use. I do wish you success with your taper. ... (4 replies)
... used for people who don't do well on other meds. Your taking the midnight dose makes sense. Apparently takes a long time to act as prednisone does. ... (1 replies)
... Also, Just a side not...I was put on Prednisone this past fall for possible intestinal problems as my siter has CROHNS disease and my brother has ulcerative colitis. ... (2 replies)
... I have been on prednisone for 10 years for lupus. I take 10 mg a day. ... (2 replies)
... mg at 5pm. Chris is correct with the dosing schedule he shared, I simply spread it a bit more. I will soon go back to 20mg Hydrocortisone. Prednisone seems best for me in the summer when I am more active. As Chris mentioned you may need a higher dose. It is important to get some cortisol early in the morning. ... (15 replies)
... I dont have insurance right now so I have been self medicating a bit. I never however took the PREDNISONE very long at all. ... (15 replies)
DHEA and Addison's
Jun 15, 2004
... Yep, you got it right. DHEA does not have a feedback loop, the body seems to rely on cortisol for that. And yes, taking prednisone will cut off your DHEA supply and produce a deficiency. ... (14 replies)
... I have bounced between Prednisone and Hydrocortisone for years. Once I start retaining water and swelling from water weight, the endo switches me back to the other. ... (4 replies)
... and more than anyone that I know with addisons. That is a tremendous amount of meds. I think your also on a very high amount of prednisone too though. Dont quote me on that though as I have never taken pred. I take dexamethesone. I too have had this for almost 28 years I am thirty now. ... (4 replies)
Feb 3, 2004
... My new endocrinologist said he wanted to switch me to the prednisone because it stays in the body better. And he didn't want my body to get used to such a high dose of steroid. ... (5 replies)
Low cortisol test
Dec 21, 2003
... Are you taking prednisone or hydrocortisone? ... (2 replies)
... I have taken for Medrol for a couple weeks at a time and instantly saw side effects. Not sure if it is accurate, but my dr told me Medrol is the same drug as Prednisone. I've been on each of these meds for asthma flair ups. Prednisone made me extremely hungry (like to point I could eat three tv dinners for lunch). When I was on it for approx 2-3 months I became extremely... (1 replies)
... Aly I was just on Prednisone for a month. ... (25 replies)

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