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... I was taking 30mg a day for many years until I was referred to a new consultant. He immediately said that I was taking far too much and that he had male patients who were three times the size of me taking a lesser dose. Your body gets used to it. ... (2 replies)
... I have no clue what the doc thinks the ACTH test will tell him while you are taking cortef. It would make more sense if you were taking Dex or prednisone. Hopefully others will answer who know more than I. ... (13 replies)
... I'm taking something similar to Isocort called Mil Adregen. My results for the Cortisol saliva test were actually in the normal range. ... (18 replies)

... Have you been taking something to combat the heavy metals issue? ... (18 replies)
... I am a Hashimoto's thyroid sufferer who has been taking a custom compounded type of hydrocortisone for the last year and noticed a rise in blood pressure, heart rate and fluid retention over the last month or so. ... (1 replies)
... Me again. I'm so glad I found this board. I am currently taking steriods for secondary adernal insufficiency because if I don't I crash and burn immediately. ... (2 replies)
... Assuming you are adrenal insufficient and taking a replacement you can start taking DHEA. It is fat soluable so take it with food in the morning. ... (1 replies)
... ake enough that you replace what your body needs but not so much that you give yourself "exogenous Cushing's" syndrome. You can get every symptom of Cushing's by taking too much. ... (3 replies)
... sn't very much information bout cortef and how to take it because not very much research has been done into the question. The one good study I know of suggests taking it 3x a day 10,5,5 mg to spread it out. ... (3 replies)
... I do take my levothyroxine with my cortef currently at 5:45 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. I take another 10mg of Dhea at noon and another cortef at 3pm. I seem to do very... (3 replies)
... Great your effects so showed up so fast! Most people take a few months. Remember to have your DHEAS levels checked because there is evidence that elevated DHEA levels in women are associated with increased mortality. Of course, at least some of that is a result of diseases that increase DHEA levels and ultimate cause early death, so its not so clear exactly what elevated... (10 replies)
... Well I did it. Is started taking the DHEA and I must say I am very happy with the results. I feel far less tired than I did and have much more energy. No negative side affects so far. ... (10 replies)
... wait a month and see if I am progressing on those before I jump into the DHEA. if I can get away with not taking it I will stay off it. I am too scared of what it will do. I am already losing my hair in handfuls everytime I wash it. ... (10 replies)
... Sage, Since you are taking 20mg Cortef your adrenals will not function & eventually become atrophied. What is the reason the endo is doing the ACTH test? How do you feel in the morning? Taking all 20mg at once in the morning leaves you with no cortisol for way "too many" hours. I take a total of 20mg hydrocortisone daily. 5 mg about 6am, 5mg about 8am, 5mg at noon... (13 replies)
... I think taking the 5 mg Prednisone every other day works for me when there is very little stress in my life. ... (1 replies)
... or, who is probably more holistic than other drs. and she carries it in her office. I do not know if you can get it without seeing a dr. and would not recommend taking it before having your cortisol levels checked. ... (18 replies)
... Hi T, This pain you are going through sounds awful. Are you taking the meds in between a meal? ... (13 replies)
... hi im new here,i had question regarding the antithyroid meds taking, it possible that the meds i took had effect turning my eyes little bit yellow,..not really yellow,. (1 replies)
... d them that even at 25 mg, I still didn't feel well, and felt like I needed more HC, but was worried that there was no "ceiling" and I was afraid that I'd end up taking too much HC, since even 25 mg didn't seem to be working. I was on 25 mg for less than a week, so maybe I didn't take it long enough to get a good result. ... (2 replies)
... what is the long term side effects taking cortef,can you develop severe pain in the right quadant and tenderness (0 replies)

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