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Getting off Dexamethasone, Or as I like to call it, (Deathamethasone)?

Posted 24 May 2013 by ratfink11 3 answers

... I was prescribed this drug from my quack... supposed Migraine Specialist, Thankfully he has since retired but I wonder at what cost to all his past patients? Regardless I did find out that I have severe food allergies that trigger Migraines along with some physical neck problems. The prescribed ...

How often do you get your blood tested after getting infusions?

Posted 31 Aug 2017 by Smallplanetco 2 answers

I've had 4 infusions of Hizentra but no where can I find how often blood should be tested to monitor how it's working. Any feedback appreciated. MY doctor is over 2 hours away & his nurses won't ask him this question!!! I see him in 3 weeks but am going to Cleveland Clinic ...

I have Addison's disease and started using stimulants?

Posted 18 Nov 2016 by Tiredofadd 0 answers

I'm stopping them, I am experiencing low blood pressure, exhaustion, pain in my mid back, even increasing my normal cortisone intake isn't helping. Does anyone know how those drugs and Addison's interact with each other?

I'm having surgery Monday to have a rod the length of my femur inserted with several screws to hold?

Posted 10 Jun 2016 by maryellenpowers2014 0 answers

... it in place to try to stabilize my left hip which I fractured in mid-December but has yet to heal. The traumatic orthopedic surgeon said that the latest MRI and x-rays show the fracture is now nearly all the way across the femoral head and has gotten wider though is still in place. His concern ...

Kinda of a hard question. Why Do I feel Great when I took 60mg of predisone (See details)?

Posted 5 Apr 2016 by AustinWe 0 answers

Ok heres the story. I had ITP awile back and i was given 60mg of predisone as part of the treatment. The thing is I also have primary addisons disease and take 5mg of predisone normly daily. I am wondering why when i was on the 60mg of predisone I felt GREAT! I mean i havn't felt that good in ...

Is there a direct correlation between RA and Adrenal insufficiency?

Posted 8 Jan 2016 by william780 0 answers

I was recently diagnosed with RA in my feet. I was also born with a solitary kidney, right. I've struggled with depression and fatigue all my life until I was put on prednisone for my RA. My depression and fatigue have pretty much DC'd. I'm aware predinsone is dangerous, ICU RN, but ...

Why we use a predinsolone in nephrotic syndrome and we not use hydrocortisone? In pediatric age G?

Posted 30 Sep 2015 by Anno_laddy 0 answers

In other wise we use hydrocortisone in treatment of adrenal insufficiency not use predinsolone in pediatric age group... Thank you

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 ...

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. ...

Adrenal insufficiency help and advice needed?

Posted 21 Nov 2013 by anniefun 1 answer

Ive just started taking 15 mg hydrocortisone per day for mild cortisol insufficiency I'm not feeling very good and was wondering if anyone had experienced this at the begining

Using IV hydrocortisone and IV dexamethasone concurrently?

Posted 8 Apr 2013 by kimmi toxica 1 answer

there is a patient with thyroid storm. is it possible to give IV hydrocortisone and IV dexamethasone concurrently for 1 day?

Adrenal Insufficiency - what r the affects on the body with long term cortisone and florinef. my?

Posted 10 Oct 2012 by mera30120 2 answers

... bones r bad, but what else may have been affected? internal tissues? i had a nine yr. misdiagnosis of schmidts syndrome- tri endo= thyroid.ovaries and adrenal. double dosed when under stress so 25 and 25 1/2 time was 50 and 50. floranif , i forget..think it was just 5mg or 10 mg daily. thank u

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 ...

Hi: I have been on Hydrocortisone (low dose) for my Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency since 1993.?

Posted 17 Mar 2012 by madhattersbash 1 answer

... What is everyone else taking?? Thanks. Mary, madhatter

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