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Does kidney failure occurr with addison's ?

Posted 22 Jan 2016 by annohio 0 answers

What are the first signs of addisons crisis?

Posted 14 Jul 2012 by Robomommy5 5 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 ...

Anyone have nausea when first taking Cytomel?

Posted 19 Jul 2014 by maryellenpowers2014 1 answer

I have been on Synthroid 40+ years. Dr just added the Cytomel yesterday to see if I might feel better. I'm Panhypopit, secondary adrenal insufficiency (Addison's), had Graves but treated with rai 41 yrs ago & have no thyroid function. I'm on a maintenance Cortef dose of 15/5/5 ...

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). ...

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. ...

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?

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 ...

My dog has addisons disease and I am running low on his fludrocortisone. how long can he go without?

Posted 30 May 2013 by MacAttack20 2 answers

he is 3 1/2 years old and about 55 pounds

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

Addison's Disease - I have been on predisone for 5+ years and currently going through a tapper off?

Posted 11 Jul 2012 by DuffJohn 3 answers

... process and "holding" now @ 5mg @ da till I have my appointment with an Endocrinologist for testing. Hope that staying at that level for a short time will not put me into a "trouble" position before resolved? Comments???

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

Posted 19 Feb 2012 by onij 3 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?

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

Posted 21 May 2011 by onij 4 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 - Is anyone else with Addisons suffering from heart complications now? I have had?

Posted 24 Aug 2011 by Robomommy5 2 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 ...

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