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... I had pituitary surgery to remove an adenoma a month ago. Because my diagnosis was Cushing's disease, I was placed on Cortef to take until my adrenal glands wake up again. ... (6 replies)
... The first sign of too much cortef would be weight gain, water retention, and insomnia. These are the most common symptoms of too much cortef. ... (7 replies)
... tend to lead to cateracts at a younger age, so long term, it is not a good thing. Too much is bad for you as well as too little. ... (2 replies)

... What are the symptoms of taking too much hydrocortisone? ... (2 replies)
... If you take too much hydrocortisone you will have difficulty getting to sleep as your levels will be too high. ... (2 replies)
... hi can you please tell me the symptoms of cushings? ... (6 replies)
Cortef question
Oct 23, 2006
... Thanks Wanda, I am going to the doctor next Monday and you can be sure that I am going to tell him my dosage is too high. ... (2 replies)
... Was diagnosed with adrenal insuffiency 2 years ago...also had major hyperglycemia... My endro...tested me and diagnosed me with the AI...started me on 20 mg. of cortef at 8 a.m. every day. I improved and all of my symptoms basically went away.. It was wonderful. ... (0 replies)
... about 3 years ago. My docyotr says the same. I currently take 17.5 mg of cortef a day. But I am also taking florinef .1 mg and .5 every other day. ... (6 replies)
... Your tissues have adapted to much much higher amounts and even normal amounts will not be enough and you could have adrenal insufficiency or adrenal crisis symptoms. ... (6 replies)
Cortef question
Oct 23, 2006
... You are showing signs of Cushings. Too much Cortef. Search to find more info. ... (2 replies)
... in the morning, 5 at 1 p.m. and 5 at 5 p.m. That is plenty for me, so I agree your dose might be too high. You want to aim for the lowest possible dose that controls your Addison's symptoms, as too much has side effects. ... (5 replies)
... I take 15mg, 5mg and 2.5mg and have been told it is on the high side. I am only on that much to suppress my ACTH. I know some docs go by weight but I am on the high side thanks to Cushing's. I have no adrenals. I take .1 florinef but will up to . ... (9 replies)
... Yes, I'm purposely driving to extremes in order to show that different people would absorb and use different levels. Other factors include residual capacity of the Adrenals, intestinal permeability, stress in one person's life vs. another, etc.. ... (9 replies)
... mg is too much for anybody on a normal basis. ... (6 replies)
... with, not his. He goes golfing after seeing you while you lay down and sleep after your visits. He is not god, and neither he nor anyone knows the right dosage of hydrocortisone. ... (6 replies)
... Well, I notice when I'm low on cortisol I am fatigued but I can't sleep, when I raised my cortef to 20mg I sleep all the time but wake up tired still usually. Yeah I seem to be gaining weight easily now. ... (18 replies)
... Pregnancy can send your thyroid into a tailspin and already having Addison's will raise your risk of getting it in the first place. ... (1 replies)
... Finding a good doctor is very difficult, granted. It took me more than 10 endos and I had to travel 3000 miles to get my pituitary tumors taken care of even though I knew what was going on. And now even with my conditions known, endos still don't know what to do with me. ... (7 replies)
... leg etc pain was from that...So they basically go in an kind of burn the nerves at the facet joints...supposed to kill off the pain signals to your brain. ... (7 replies)




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