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Infantile tremor is caused by prednisone?

Posted 24 Sep 2014 by edmame1223 1 answer

my 9M old baby has been diagnosed infantile spasm and has been treated with ACTH and Prednisone and she has tremors during the treatment process when the usage of ACTH and Prednisone are over 25mg per day. I want to know whether the tremor is caused by the above two drugs?

Topiramate - could this make me so sick can't get out of bed, dizzy spells, blurry vision & cramps?

Posted 18 Sep 2012 by Lornahutchlee 1 answer

I have been on topiramate for 5 years, Over the last 18 months I have felt my energy levels drop, and almost passed out 3 times. Early this year I was sent to an edoconolagyst had a ACTH test my levels were borderline 3 weeks later,may june this year I was in bed for 8 weeks couldn't get up ...

Should I do some more tests for adrenal insufficiency?

Posted 13 Nov 2012 by salem_trial 2 answers

I show most of the symptoms of adrenal insufficiency like skin bronzing of exposed parts, exhaustion etc. I did an 8am test according to which my serum cortisol was 145ng/ml and acth was 25.00. I'm still not convinced. What more tests should I do? I'm considering acth stimulation or ...

Can Effexor XR, because of sodium loss, cause a high blood level of ACTH, or mimic Addison's Diseas?

Posted 19 Jul 2010 by Pschjen 1 answer

I have been diagnosed with Addison's but am wondering if anything else I am taking could mimic it in my bloodwork? Now my ACTH is high and my Cortisol is also high. Thanks

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