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Posted 2 days ago by • 2 answers
About seven weeks ago, I was given a 4 mg Medrol Dosepak (6 days) for costochondritis. The week I took it, I had no issues at all. It didn't help my inflammation, but didn't seem to hurt either. HOWEVER! A few days after the last dose, my face started feeling very flush and I even ...
Posted 24 May 2013 by • 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 ...
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. ...
Posted 28 Feb 2011 by • 4 answers
... more about it? I have a compounding pharmacist and he didn't seem to know anything about it. I am trying to change all my prescriptions over from hard tablets to gel-type capsules, so that they will break down faster. Thanks!
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 ...
Posted 10 Oct 2012 by • 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
Posted 13 Sep 2010 by • 1 answer
I have a multitude of chronic conditions, such as Hashimoto's Thyroiditis-where your body snacks on your thyroid (of course got the goiter (small) and a nodule too, Adrenal Insufficiency from Hemorrhaged Adrenal Gland and an Adenoma, Fibromyalgia, Anxiety/Panic Disorder, Depression, Chronic ...
Posted 26 May 2011 by • 3 answers
Hi I have had Primary Adrenal Insufficiency for 15 years and I have been on Prednisone(5mg) Florineff(1mg) the entire time. For about 1 year I have been extremly exhausted. I spoke to my Endo and he told me some people need more sleep than others. Which really irritated me because I get a solid 8 ...
Posted 13 Nov 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 22 Apr 2013 by • 2 answers
Has anyone taken baclofen experienced what they thought might be an allergic reaction to it? I'm not sure if its the baclofen or something else, but I have been experiencing severe itching, wheezing, fogginess, & swelling in my face, hands, ankles & feet which has gotten much worse ...
Posted 8 Apr 2013 by • 1 answer
there is a patient with thyroid storm. is it possible to give IV hydrocortisone and IV dexamethasone concurrently for 1 day?
Posted 19 Jul 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 31 Aug 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 24 Jan 2010 by • 1 answer
In treating adrenal insufficiency is cortif preferred over prednison?
Posted 25 Jul 2010 by • 2 answers
Adrenal Insufficiency - On June 24, 2010, I lost my second adrenal gland due to a tumor causing uncontrollable high blood pressure. I am now on hydrocortisone and would like to know what symptoms I should be aware of before I take extra doses during times of increased stress (per doctor's ...
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