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... The min dose of prednisone for most is 5mgs. Max is 7.5mg. If you do have addisons you should be taking something like 4mg prednisone in the a.m. ... (5 replies)
... He thinks that the Addison's symptoms are coming from being on the prednisone and not adrenal insufficency!!! I found some VERY good articles about this should anyone want to see them. ... (0 replies)
More questions
Jun 22, 2004
... st time in 10 years it went away when I started taking prednisone. So did the mouth sores and skin rashes. If it was hypothyroid you would think that taking the prednisone would not have made them go away? ... (2 replies)

Feb 20, 2004
... The endocrinologist I am seeing now has me on 5mg of prednisone 1 of fludrocortisone and 25 of dhea a day. And I take calcium citrate as a dietary supplement. There are different types of addisons. ... (9 replies)
... prednisone. If you are cortisol deficient, then you'll need cortisol to survive, but why destroy your body with all of the long term side effects of a drug like prednisone when there are better less harmful substances available? ... (14 replies)
... Does anyone take prednisone instead of hydrocortisone? ... (3 replies)
... I am a 47 year old female and have had Addison's for about 15 years now. My regular dose of prednisone is 5mg am and 2.5 mg pm. I also take Florinef, I think .5 mg daily. ... (4 replies)
Don't feel so hot
Mar 14, 2011
... I can totally relate to you on the stiffness and muscle pains.I am in so much pain these days. I have been on prednisone since Feb of 08. It was hard and is hard weaning off of the drug. I got sick and she increased my prednisone back to 4 mg for 2 weeks. ... (4 replies)
Don't feel so hot
Mar 12, 2011
... I just saw this post. I am sorry I didn't see this sooner. You cannot wean off of prednisone that fast. Your symptoms you are going through is because of you cutting your pill in half. ... (4 replies)
Don't feel so hot
Feb 26, 2011
... I've been on prednisone for years for crohn's disease, went off for a few months and developed severe joint and muscle pain and fatigue. ... (4 replies)
... a new endo and finally I have someone who knows what they are talking about. I am dealing with low blood pressure for 2 yrs now and she is weaning me off of the prednisone by 1MG every 2 weeks. Right now I am on 8MG of prednisone. ... (2 replies)
... e and the catecholamines. I have low blood pressure and was sure it was an aldosterone issue. Well, it wasn't. He said I was very low on cortisol but I am taking prednisone and he is weaning me off of it. I am very frustrated. I am very tired and he weaned my down to 5mg of prednisone yet me test showed I am low on cortisol. ... (1 replies)
... sday and was really nervous for I was just scared he wasn't going to listen to me. Now I know I ended up with this secondary adrenal problem because I was put on prednisone in 08. Was DX'd in the end of 08 after my cardiologist did an ACHT stim test. ... (0 replies)
So confused!!!
Mar 30, 2009
... I got frustrated with my gp so I went to my Rheumy who said I don't have adrenal insuffiency that the low cortisol test was due to the fact that I have been on Prednisone for 2 years now for inflammatory arthritis. ... (0 replies)
Feb 27, 2009
... A few years back my rheumatologist told me that I had a sleeping adrenal gland and have been maintained by my family doctor on 5 mg of prednisone daily since. ... (4 replies)
... I agree - thank god for these forums. At the very least it is nice to know you are not alone. I called to get an appointment with a new endo - I got two - one for 10/30 and one for 11/3. Incredible. Guess I'm on the methylpred.... until then at least. (12 replies)
... i have been on prednisone for 5yrs and suffer from bad panic attacks and not any doctor linked it to prednisone also swelling and weight i am so cross as it was when i started to go on theese forum the penny dropped i have now switched over to hc but i have got a lot of withdrawel now from the prednisone and having to cope the best i can as my doctor is useless i read... (12 replies)
... to treat Addison's disease and am now looking for a longer term plan. I feel great on the prednisone but have heard it can have ill effects in the long term. Does anyone have any recommendations? ... (7 replies)
... My son was diagnosed with secondary adrenal insufficiency in late January due to long term prednisone use for Crohn's disease. We got the diagnosis from an endocrinologist. ... (1 replies)
... Dx. with Crohn's Oct. '05 put on 40 mg prednisone and eventually weaned off by the end of January '06. ... (12 replies)

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