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... course for asthma. Can prednisone permanently damage things? ... (2 replies)
... Hi there- this posting is long overdue as I'm having a VERY difficult time managing my meds, moreover, my life. I was diagnosed w/ Addison's 3 years ago, and probably lived w/ extreme adrenal insuff. for a few years before that. I'm new to this forum and am hoping that someone out there might have some suggestions for how to get through the night without waking up in sort... (4 replies)
... I too was put on prednisone when i was first diagnosed with addisons. ... (12 replies)

... ep them advised of any dosage changes you make. I also don't know that much about Prednisone, so I don't feel I can counsel in that area. From what I understand, Prednisone stays in your system much longer than Hyrdocortisone, which makes it more difficult to regulate. ... (8 replies)
... First, why do you take prednisone instead of hydrocortisone? ... (8 replies)
... glucocorticoids. I noticed a difference when I took prednisone v. methylprednisolone and couldn't figure out why. ... (12 replies)
... Prednisone... hmm well soon you will gain the weight back and probably more. Not the best choice IMHO for replacement as it will interfere with sleep and not give you a normal rhythm for the body but you only have to take it once a day. Prednisone lasts 18-36 hours. A normal body has a rise in cortisol (which the pred is replacing) that is highest at roughly 8am, falls to... (16 replies)
... Your daughters doctor should lose his license. 10 mg of dex is equal to 1600 mg of hydrocortisone and 400 mg of prednisone so she had the equivalences of 11,200 mg of HC and 2800 mg of prednisone over 7 days. That goes way beyond an insane amount. ... (22 replies)
... I see two natural sources. One is OTC: Pregnenolone: From an endocrine functional definition glossery: Pregnenolone is a natural hormone made from cholesterol in the body. Pregnenolone is an intermediate in the synthesis of all steroid hormones. It is synthesized inside the mitochondria, the tiny "power plants" found in each cell. Pregnenolone is synthesized from... (18 replies)
Florinef dosages
Apr 13, 2008
... and florinef a year ago for Addison's disease. I had some side effects so my prednisone dosage was adjusted about 6 months ago. I am hoping to get my dosages at a better level so I can get rid of the fatigue, balance problems, etc. ... (7 replies)
... I take dex with medrol and found the coversion are way off which is why everyone taking Dex ends up with problems. I take 3 mg of medrol and 3/32 mg of dex for over 2 years with no problems. At first I ended up gaining 25 pounds in a month and got stretch marks using the common conversions. I started lowering a bit at time and eventually found that the real equivlent is... (14 replies)
... it more closely mimics the body, is shorter acting, and gives the body the overnight break it usually gets to more closely mimic a natural diurnal rhythm. Often, prednisone is given for once a day dosing but it is a long acting steroid and does not give the body a break. ... (2 replies)
... You have every reason to be concerned. Prednisone has a lot of side effects. While it has the ease of having once a day dosage, it does not give the body a break. ... (2 replies)
... steroids for that long and it has not affected your bones too much. I was a bit worried about my future and how long before it would affect them. My dad was on Prednisone for a few years due to emphazema and he broke his ribs just rolling over in bed. I am on Cortef and florinef but still sterioids to worry about. ... (35 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency this past April. One of my primary symptoms was severe abdominal pain. The docs were confident that the prednisone would cure the abdominal pain, but that has not been the case. ... (1 replies)
... hat it isn't the medication but me eating too much. I am also taking Florinef and DHEA. With the combination of the three I am feeling so good again. I took prednisone years ago but don't recall exactly what for. I do remember my neck swelling from it. ... (7 replies)
... Long term wise, you need to supplement your body with Vitamin D and Calcium, as the Prednisone causes a depletion of the absorbtion of calcium, thus weakening bones and eventually causing osteoporosis. ... (7 replies)
... I am not a doctor, but I too had some trouble 'holding my water' for long when on the dosages of prednisone and florinef that the docs first put me on........then I quit 4 docs in a row, who went by the "book" as far as meds went....... ... (1 replies)
... I'm back on the prednisone and starting to feel better. I guess I'll just have to suck up the weight gain until I can get into the new doctor on Tuesday. ... (4 replies)
... lf a dozen new ones. The Kenelog and hydrocortisone feel perfect to me with no obvious side effects. I'm frustrated with my dr for blowing me off and giving me prednisone even when I told him it made me feel like crap and requested hydrocortisone. ... (5 replies)

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