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What are the first signs of addisons crisis?

Posted 14 Jul 2012 by Robomommy5 6 answers

Addison's Disease - I think I am having beginning signs of Addisons Crisis... yes,I know how bad it can be; but I'm equipped with my own shots and trying to decide if I should use one. I just HATE pumping that much in my system. Do any of you remember the FIRST warning signs... the ones ...

Ethylene Glycol Poisoning - PG Allergy...I am not alone, how does everyone else cope?

Posted 29 Oct 2012 by Cdacpa 4 answers

... pg about two months ago. I have Addison's Disease, so I have to take steroids every day for life. This makes allergy testing impossible, but since avoidance is 100% successful for symptom resolution, my history convinced the allergist. I have many strange reactions to things dating back to ...

What alternatives to Florinef are available to treat Addisions Disease? Where can I get them?

Posted 26 Nov 2009 by cam71 3 answers

I live in Singpapore and have been informed that I can no longer get Florinef. I need a replacement drug. I also use prednisolone.

Addison's Disease - After you start taking steroids, how long does the symptoms last?

Posted 28 May 2013 by slewis79 2 answers

Do they continue or will they go away?

Interstitial Cystitis - I'm 15 and my mom has had IC with Adrenal insufficiency and Addison's?

Posted 5 Feb 2014 6 answers

- I'm 15 and my mom has had IC with Adrenal insufficiency and Addison's Disease on top of it for 11 years. She's in chronic pain a lot and I feel totally out of control and helpless. I've hit my breaking point and I feel like I can't talk to anyone that really understands. ...

Are Burning Mouth Syndrome and Addisons disease related in any way?

Posted 21 May 2011 by onij 5 answers

My mom has been suffering with burning mouth syndrom on and off for the... last 5 or 6 years. She's had constant pain, on a daily basis, for the last few weeks; it's been so bad that it wakes her up in the middle of the night! Mom was diagnosed with Addison's Disease within the same ...

Addison's Disease - I am 37 and have had addisons diseasesince 22. I have recently been having major

Posted 10 Jan 2012 by raceyinmaine 5 answers

... problems with either y muscles or joints or both. I am on suboxone treatment and noticed it said people with addisons should not take it. I am wondering if anyone knows why?

Cortef - Does anyone else take around 100 - 140mg to finally feel normal. Anyone??

Posted 13 Oct 2012 by kitties4 5 answers

My adrenal glandsdo not produce cortisol on their own. Please if there is anyone, let me know, i feel so alone

I have Addison's Disease. Are there differences in generic hydrocortisone tabs?

Posted 15 May 2014 by jjhunter 3 answers

I was diagnosed in 1989, and I'm sure I have taken several generic brands for hydrocortisone due to the cost of Cortef. A few days ago, the phamacist gave me a mixed 90 day script containing 2 different generic brands (these 2 types were separated by cotton, so there were not mixed together). ...

Adrenal Insufficiecy?

Posted 15 Jul 2010 3 answers

I was resently diagnosed with Adrenal Insufficiency and was placed on Hydrocortisone, double dose for the first five days because I was in Adrenal Crisis at the time of diagnosis. Am I understanding right? Will I have this problem the rest of my life? This all came about 7-Days ago, so my ...

My wife had Addisons can not produse cortisol - any advice?

Posted 29 Aug 2010 by moskie 3 answers

my wife has no courtizol in her and she is very sick, with trama also her metapause and hot flashes at 52 yrs old i need advice she can't deal with anything this has been going on for 2yrs please advise, which she in fact can not produse courtizol so they have determained she has addisons ...

Addison's Disease - Is anyone else with Addisons suffering from heart complications now? I have had?

Posted 24 Aug 2011 by Robomommy5 3 answers

... Addisons and been on HIGH doses of meds for approx 16 years now. I have undergone 3 heart surgeries and looking for my 4th in October. I have NEVER found a support group for us before, so now I am wondering how many of us are also having heart complications as well. Who has had Addisons longer ...

Doctor has suggested Fosamax or Boniva to slow bone loss, what about progesterone?

Posted 19 Feb 2012 by onij 4 answers

My mom is taking 40MG of Cortef and her doctor has recommended she take Fosanex or Boniva to slow the process of bone loss. My concern is the possible side effects of these two medications. I read that Progestrone may be used instead. Any opinions?

I need help with taking certain medications with Addison's Disease?

Posted 8 Dec 2009 by beanmarie 2 answers

I have had Addisons Disease since 1981. I also have several other conditions that require pain medication. I take Norco, and I just read (in an article through Google) that you should never take Norco if you have Addisons. I have been taking the Norco for several years now. Can anyone tell me why I ...

Florinef - Is anybody here using it Dysautonomia, and do you get sick if you miss a dose?

Posted 15 Feb 2010 by datagirl12 3 answers

Do you get sick if you miss a dose?

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