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... I am referring to vertigo that is present most of the time, not just for a short while after you stand up. How do you know you are on enough cortef? ... (8 replies)
... My mouth seems to be thirsty all the time and I need extra salt. I would try drinking a couple bottles of Gatorade a day to give more energy and electrolights too and not eat so much candy. ... (8 replies)

... Weight gain is typically one of the side effects of steroids. I lost 30 pounds before I was diagnosed with hypopituitarism, and have gained 50 since I was put on Cortef. ... (1 replies)
... I have been taking 20 mg. of Cortef per day for more than a year. I have had some weight gain, but no other side effects of note. ... (4 replies)
... what are some of the side effects? ... (4 replies)
... Whatever you do you need to find a doctor who realizes that being on 120 mg of a steriod is not safe especially if you are not getting relief. ... (5 replies)
... What are the side effects? ... (13 replies)
... I didn't have before. People with secondary usually don't have that, because the ACTH is low. It went away as soon as the Cortef was started. ... (7 replies)
... go on some search engines and look at adrenal disorders. A symptom of having an adrenal imbalance is chemical sensitivity, as most chemicals are a stress to your body. ... (8 replies)
... has a theory that alot of my problems stem from a congested liver. So he started me on herbal extracts, etc to thin my bile and help the bile to flow through the liver. ... (4 replies)
Jan 17, 2007
... Take hydrocortisone tablets by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow the tablets with a drink of water. Take with milk or food to avoid stomach upset. ... (14 replies)
... it was 109 in KC today and humid. I have no bad side effects from Cortef and I have been on it for almost 10 years. Are there side effects of Florinef that are different than Cortef? ... (8 replies)
... AM and then at 7AM I take my calcium and 10 mg of dhea. I do not eat with my cortef and was told that I only should if it upset my stomach as it sometimes does when taken on an empty stomach. I didn't know it helped with absorbtion. ... (3 replies)
... I have hashimotos thyroid disease with adrenal fatigue. I am on thyroid meds and just recently went from 15mg cortef to 25mg. I am also taking Isocort 12mg. I still have some shakiness and muscle fatigue, though I am so much better than when I was on Isocort alone. ... (1 replies)
... 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 in the PM, and I had side effects. ... (5 replies)
... I'm happy the cortef is working better for you. It seems to be the drug of choice in most cases because it is the most similar to what your own body makes. ... (5 replies)
Cortef questions
Feb 15, 2005
... hypo for 30 yrs. did ok until about 5 yrs ago. After going from Dr to Dr I'm seeing one now that started me on Cortef today. I'm on Armour and Synt. and still suffering many hypo probs. My question is what can I expect on Cortef in general ? ... (1 replies)
... as well as a couple of other times of the day my cortisol levels were low. She suggested I use cortef. I also have a long hx of polyurea and servere thirst. ... (0 replies)
... I take 5mg Cortef twice a day for adrenal fatigue. It is really helping, but I am still struggling during the two weeks before my period. ... (2 replies)

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