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... you know your right different meds for different folks. i simply meant that in my case weighing the side affects and effectiveness hydro is for me. what i meant by stomach issues is nausea and after about 2 years of taking 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... (8 replies)
... prednisone but i didn't like side affects. hydrocortisone has been my favorite. 20mg in morning 20mg at night. ginseng is a good supplement. licorice root extract is quite expensive so i buy black licorice (be careful though most licorice isn't even made with licorice root.) i have experienced good things with those. as well as ginger for stomach problems. memory loss.... (9 replies)
... actually vice versa. pred to hydro. pred kept my stomach messed up and took alot longer too get in my system. i would look into supplements if hydro alone isn't cutting it. sleep..lol. never right but melatonin helps. i have actually became nocturnal. it has helped alot. your body actually uses less cortisone at night. i feel great at night. plus waking up feeling terrible is... (8 replies)

... I have been researching this recently for my son. This is the info I have found. ADRENAL CORTEX EXTRACT LICORICE EXTRACT SIBERIAN GINSING DHEA ashwagandha and very large doses of vitamin B5. Herbal remedy called AdrenoBoost -- We have not tried any of these ALTERNATIVES, yet. My son was diagnosed May, 2011 -- he was taking hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone. ... (9 replies)
... I'm having a real problem with my meds. I have Primary Addison's, along with hypothyroid, Animia, type 11 Diabeties. My Problem is this: I take Prednisone, and Florinef for the Addison's. I have Medicare, but the part d insurance will only pay so much. At the moment, I have no money of any kind, and will be out of Florinef in a week. What do I do until the end of the month?... (1 replies)
... ed up and I NEVER feel rested when I wake up....and what wakes me up is my need for cortisone. I take hydrocortisone and a wondering if i ought to take a little prednisone before bed, as it's longer acting. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed 3 years ago after going through an adrenal crisis. In the first year, I was just stabilizing and was on 5mg of prednisone daily. ... (1 replies)
... had addisons for 11 yrs. It is a pain to be in medication for our energy levels and it effects our circadian rythym. I have to take ambien to sleep at night and prednisone to stay awake and my Dr lowered mine to .5 mg a day and now I get soo tired. So I am tired just about all the time. ... (14 replies)
... Hello. Is it mandatory to be completely off cortisol when taking a cortisol test? Are there any cortisol tests that can be done to test for primary or secondary adrenal insufficiency when you are taking Prednisone? Can the Adrenal Vein Sampling test verify an adrenal insufficiency and how severe? I know it is used for aldersterone, but it does rate cortisol also. Can a cat... (0 replies)
... I've never been on prednisone for my Addisons. See if your endocrinologist will prescribe you hrdrocortisone instead and see if that makes a difference. ... (4 replies)
... Linda, I am 47 and have had Addisons for almost 4 years. I am also very active but really struggle during the summer months in Wisconsin. I like to bike but the weather and heat can really impact on how I feel. I take hydrocortisone which I have heard is easier to manage than prednisone. If I am going to do a big ride I double my Hydro dose at least two days prior and the day... (4 replies)
... I just posted a question asking how to tolerate the heat as well. I play competitive tennis and have to double or even triple my prednisone before a match in this heat. And double my Florinef and increase salt intake. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Addison's Disease - Primary Adrenal Insufficiency on Yom Kippur 1998 when I had my first Adrenal Crisis. I almost died that day. After trying to manage this disease with Prednisone - unsuccessfully, my current Endocrinologist put me on Cortef - 3 times a day and it works wonderfully. At least until recently when I have developed Hyperthyroid and EXTREME... (3 replies)
... P seems too high. Are you on Hyrdocortisone or Prednisone for the Addisons? ... (2 replies)
... I got a baby belly from taking Prednisone but not that big. If you are not on meds and even if you are felling well you should make a doctor's appointment. ... (2 replies)
... mi is thinking another autoimmune disease is emerging, but not sure what it is. We had a scare where I was losing my left eye vision, so I was put on large dose prednisone and I'm still tapering. Eye pain is back again now, after 3 months, but vision has not been damaged. ... (10 replies)
... HI I'v had Addisons Disease since i was 17, sorry i have no idea about Anabolic Steroids but hope i can help with the cortisol I take 50mg a day and know all about weight issue. The cortisal is really just doing what your body should do. I cant help but think if your not taking the correct amount of cortisol you adding pressure to your body and add to that the anabolic... (5 replies)
... Hello everyone, I wanted to ask some questions to see if those with AD might know the answer. 1-is cortisol in the blood highest in the morning? And if I take my hydrocortisone (heavy allergy to prednisone) does that help to lower it or make it higher? When I was little I was very fat from the hydrocortisone that made me hungry all the time. I was picked on, beat up... (5 replies)
Florinef dose
Feb 7, 2011
... My mother was diagnosed with Addison's 38 years ago. Recently, she has been on Prednisone, 10 mg. AM and 5mg HS. Florinef, .1 mg, every M.W.and Friday. She recently had some lab work done and her Potassium was found to be 6.7. She was admitted to the hospital and she was given Kayexalate and several hours later her Potassium was 7.1. She was then given IV dextrose and IV... (0 replies)
... have since Dx...lol I had been taking Prednisone for breathing issues and had "blown up" like a balloon. ... (6 replies)


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