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... didn't seem to be enough and I increased the dose gaining about 13 pounds in a month and the salt cravings are severe. My endo has now changed my med's to 5mg prednisone in the am and 2. ... (6 replies)
... Has anyone switched to prednisone from hydrocortisone, and feels better? ... (4 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. I haven't been able to work in almost 4 months (viral infection that i havent been able to get rid of. So extreme exhaustion,constant sore throat,etc) And I've been in and out of crisis mode for about 3 weeks now. I'm having a very difficult time... (0 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)
... I've been trying to avoid Prednisone as I believe it's a more aggressive form of steroid replacement, and thus the long term side effects will be more serious. ... (8 replies)
... Can prednisone be used to treat adrenal insufficency? ... (8 replies)
... i think i have primary addisons and i take fludorcortisone. the doctor told me he had me take prednisone because i would have to take it less often but he would prescribe hydrocortisone if i wanted. ... (6 replies)
... My response to the Prednisone was immediate and wonderful... ... (2 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)
... I've never understood why they give prednisone for adrenal insufficiency instead of Cortef (hydrocortisone) anyway. The risks (side effects) are so much greater with the prednisone. Look it up! I'm glad you're doing better. I only take 15 mg of Cortef in the AM and 5 in the PM, but I only weigh a shade over 100 pounds. They originally started me on 30 mg in the AM and 15... (5 replies)
... have been on 5mg prednisone or 20mg hydrocortisone for a long time. ... (3 replies)
... have recently added 1mg prednisone in the a.m. ... (6 replies)
... I am taking Prednisone for my Addison's Disease and it's not working yet. I am taking 10mg a day and I'm starting to look like a blowfish! ... (5 replies)
... I take Prednisone for Addison's and was told to have my lab work done by 10AM before taking my morning dose. ... (2 replies)
... My endo said that the test results would not be accurate if I was on prednisone. She changed me to hydrocortisone. It doesn't stay in your system as long. Even being on that, I could not take it for so many hours before the test....don't remember how many hours. (2 replies)
... I am using prednisolone (a derivative of prednisone). My doctor prescribed 15 mg daily when i was just diagnosed with Addison's disease (but no fludrocortisone). My first feeling was: euphoria, strength, good appetite, etc.. but after 4 days i started feeling hypertension (high blood pressure). I decreased the dose, but things getting worse.... from Addisonian crisis to... (4 replies)
... which I wasn't before. It could be coincidental. It's my last 5 mg that the rheumy put me on but my GP told me to see if I could get off of it. I have been on prednisone for many years. I went down by half of the 5 mg and this is when I started getting sick. I even have a swollen lymph node in my neck. ... (0 replies)
... Again, I wish I could get a more definitive and correct answer about the long term safety of taking Prednisone vs. Hydrocortisone. ... (8 replies)
... Help me please I started prednisone for a sinus infection and I took 4 pills for 3 days and then 3 pills for 2 days, I couldn't continue taking them because of rapid heartbeat/very short of breath, even walking made me short of breath its horrible! anyway I took 19 pills in total, but on the 5th day i was unable to continue since i feel so sick on them, my doc insists i... (0 replies)
... I was taking 5 mg of prednisone and .1 of florinef. ... (5 replies)

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