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... Thanks for the heads up, I did call him yesterday and he'll be in Tuesday the nurse said so I'll call again with my sypmtoms and everything I need to say. Basically this is what I'm going to tell her. Before exercise I was feeling semi-normal with some sexual function. I exercised 20 minutes jogging that night and the next morning the following symptoms: diarrhea &... (37 replies)
... thanks again for your info, i will be seeing the endo tomorrow ( i am having pituitary gland problems) so i will ask him about changing to hydrocortizone. i am taking 0.1mg of fludrocortisone. (6 replies)
I don't feel well.
Dec 20, 2006
... I'm wondering if I should try another .5mg prednisone in the pm. And if I should try upping my florinef. I'm concerned about weight gain though. ... (3 replies)

... thanks for your reply, i tried the all at once suggestion just one day. i did not feel right in the afternoon so the next day i went back to 5 in the morning and 2.5. i was told that this was the standard dosage (5,2.5) but are you saying that i can lower the standars dosage levels? (6 replies)
... I don't believe taking it all at once in the morning is the right way to replace cortisol. Doctors have no clue!!!!!! It is better to give your body a bit in the late afternoon or at dinner time. If you begin to gain too much weight you may need to taper the max dose of 7.5mg. (6 replies)
... asthma is giving me trouble so I have switched to all Prednisone for a few days. Trying to stay at the same dose as when on Hydrocortisone. ... (11 replies)
... What mg is your prednisone tablet that you are taking half of...5,10 or 20mg? ... (11 replies)
... Hmmm. I thought it would show up as a signature. My doses are: Predisone: .5 am Cortef: 7.5/5/2.5 Florinef: .5 am I usually take the first around 8am when I wake up. The next, on a good day, is between 12:30 and 1:00, the evening dose can vary, since I work evenings, but usually around 4:30 or 5:00. (Maybe 5:30 or 6:00 if I'm not working.) It seems as though,... (11 replies)
... rtisol is suppressing the adrenals if they were working at all. They do nothing when suppressed. This is the case with the people who have to take high doses of prednisone for asthma or arthritis. ... (7 replies)
... And that was prednisone NOT progesterone. I'm starting to loose it. ... (16 replies)
... Thanks for your kind words. I have to tell you...."YOUR DOCTOR IS KILLING YOU". Forget the cortisol tests & go by how you feel. I have never had my cortisol checked since starting on replacements in 1998. The test does not result in accurate information. Now you will have even more anxiety, bone loss, weight gain & ???. I cannot believe he doubled your already high... (16 replies)
... Thanks for your kind words. I have to tell you...."YOUR DOCTOR IS KILLING YOU". Forget the cortisol tests & go by how you feel. I have never had my cortisol checked since starting on replacements in 1998. It is not accurate information. Now you will have even more anxiety. Please see another endo who knows something. You should not have swelling & weight gain. That... (16 replies)
... Some people have anxiety from prednisone. How much are you taking each day? Do you split your dose? Have you tried hydrocortisone split into 3 or 4 doses each day? (16 replies)
... I take Florinef and synthroyd and prednisone, I was on another sterroid, but it just was not lasting long enough during the day and through the night....I sure wish my doctor would have mentioned to me that I may have anxiety because of all of this, like I need more pills to take!! I hate that I have anxiety, I hate not being in control, but I feel better to know that it is... (16 replies)
Looking for help
Oct 20, 2006
... my life to find out I have addisons, Can you fill me in more on anxiety and what to take for that and the cloudy feelings...Also...I am taking florinef and 20 of prednisone daily along with thyroid meds, I was not aware that we should take thryoid seperately, where do you get this info? ... (9 replies)
... Actually if you take replacement doses of prednisone or hydrocortisone then your body doesn't produce ATCH and can't make cortisol or DHEA. ... (17 replies)
... Anyone with Addison's like your son should be taking DHEA as well because once the adrenals are shut down by taking replacement cortisol this important hormone is also cut off. DHEA is related to immune function, lung function, exercise capacity and sexuality. DHEA is always high in young people so his levels should have been quite high. Make sure you get a brand of DHEA... (17 replies)
... st 6 months, since he has been home from college. He now weighs between 180 to 200 lbs. He has always been tall and thin, and is always hungry. His endo believes prednisone is the best medication for addisons, and also has told me his dosage is correct for someone who doesn't produce any cortisol. ... (17 replies)
... What is the reason his endo has him taking prednisone instead of Cortef or Hydrocortisone? ... (17 replies)
... My son takes 5mg of prednisone in the AM, and 2.5mg at night. His dosage of fludrocortisone has just increased in the last few months to 0.1mg. His endo doesn't know why he has the problem. ... (17 replies)

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