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... If you have Addisons stress is a big factor. Try to avoid any kind of stress. My Dr. prescribed Prednisone for me. It has worked well for me for over fifty years now. An indocrinologist should know what is best in your case. ... (3 replies)
... I have had addisons for fifty years or so. I was always taking 10 mg of prednisone every other day, and it was sufficient. but lately I find that taking 10 mg every day I feel much better. ... (0 replies)
... being so thats a nice change! I would be interested in trying prednisone at some point in my life. What are you on? ... (13 replies)

... Elena, Thanks so much for all of your suggestions. I used to take DHEA & stopped because I was taking so many meds and supplements, and just felt like I needed to cut some things out. However, I've been reading about DHEA, and this clearly is one that I should not have cut out, so I'm back on it. However, being that DHEA counteracts cortisol, I'm wondering if this means... (13 replies)
... Thanks so much for your responses. I'm already doing what both of you suggested.. I do the before bed snack, and I also take prednisone for my last dose, given it's longer acting properties. It's just a rollercoaster. My sleep, energy, and mood are all of the map it seems. ... (13 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)
... Would prednisone or medrol be a better option? ... (2 replies)
... I started cymbalta around 4 weeks ago. It has helped with some of the daily pain. I'm on 30 mg hydrocortisone a day. I have noticed anxiety becoming an issue. I used to go out and love talking and getting to know new people. Now I find myself just being quiet and wanting to leave. I miss my old self! I miss going to the gym for a workout or waking up ready to take on... (16 replies)
... you are not alone...i take between 15-20mg prednisone a day (which is about 60-80 equivalent of HC) and cant do with less.....a lot has to do with how good your body absorbs it and stuff like that... ive been on this done for almost two years and no side effects from prednison, no weight gain, no bones loss....nothing...so my endo says is working... (1 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. The upsides were 1. Much more energy during the day 2. Took just once a day Downsides were: 1. Caused major insomnia 2. Anxiety type feeling of nervous daytime energy. Hope this helps you decide. Good luck! (4 replies)
Diagnosed today
Jul 29, 2012
... you haven't posted anything in awhile... just wondering if you're feeling any better since starting the Prednisone? I hope you are well.. Sincerely, Mollie (1 replies)
... Dose anyone have any Numbers, percentages on the numbers of people with Adrenal insufficiency. That have had their Adrenal gland restarted. Not any other gland just the shutdown of the gland from over use of Cortisone cream or prednisone. Adrenal insufficiency success (0 replies)
Diagnosed today
Jun 15, 2012
... Well I could'nt stand it any longer, I called to see if results were back from my test. The nurse said before the injection my cortisol level was 8.5, then one hour after injection the cortisol level was 12.7 The office is very busy and she said we would talk more my next appointment, in 3 months! Her diag. was Primary Adrenal Insufficiency, considering I have been diag. with... (1 replies)
... Thank you for responding. I know we all have different needs, but I'm curious.. how much prednisone do you take daily? ... (3 replies)
... I am allergic to hydrocortisone, so I have to take prednisone. I don't have thirst problems, but have gained a lot of weight. (3 replies)
... I've been on it for years. I have been tapering since Sept and as of April 1st have come off it entirely. I don't feel all that great. My doctor said he would take an ACTH test to see if I am still producing my own cortisol. Is it too soon for this type of test or do I have to be off it longer? (0 replies)
... For Addison's I take 137 mg per day of cortisone acetate. It takes that much to address symptoms of fatigue, pain, nocturia and diarrhea. From what I have read, that is about the same as 20 mg of prednisone. Anyone know if my dosage raises concerns about side affects? My doc says I do not need florinef but I am skeptical, since some reports say almost all Addisonians need it.... (0 replies)
... I just noticed your post (back in July) and it's a shame that no one replied to you. I hope that you are doing ok. My 22-year old son was diagnosed with Addisons over Memorial Day weekend this year. He went to the emergency room and they admitted him because his sodium levels had been very low, his potassium levels were very high, and he was experiencing orthostatic... (2 replies)
... i am unaware of any new breakout medication. prednisone is an alternative some people like. i had more side effects using it. some suppliments help with side effects of corticosteroids. ... (9 replies)




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