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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 ...

I'm trying to wean off prednisone after 3 years of different dosages. I'm at 30 mg but trying to...

Posted 16 days ago by Charmk56 0 answers

... wean down to 25 or 20 my neck and upper body swell right back up. And it's so painful. Around my eyes too. I'm losing my hair and have psoriasis type growths on my scalp. Help! I now have Cushings Syndrome from it.

Side effects for steroid deficiency? Adrenal Glands not producing enough steroid?

Posted 28 Nov 2017 by Lynda McEachran 2 answers

My Adrenal Glands are only producing 109--whatever its called, and Endo wants them to be 406 as a satisfactory level of steroid. Endo wanted me to take hydrocortisone 10mg morning, and 5mgs afternoon. I tried it but they made me so drunk, so am on prednisolone {that's what we call it in UK}. I ...

Has anyone been on Lexapro and Prednisone at the same time? I had a high ANA titer and they?

Posted 16 Jan 2016 by blaaccypher 4 answers

Started me on the Prednisone as a precaution pretty high dose. I have been on it before for two years but not with Lexapro. Please help!!!

I have been prescribed prednisone as a result of a craniopharyngioma eight years ago. The operation?

Posted 22 Nov 2016 by Ragnarok1958 0 answers

... was a complete success, but the post op radiation treatment knocked out my pituitary. The endocrinologist said I would be on it for life (along with levothyroxine), and said that I MUST continue taking it or I risk "crashing". Is there any way to get a lifetime prescription so that if ...

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 ...

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

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?

Adrenocortical Insufficiency - what are the side effects of taking hydrocortisone?

Posted 4 Sep 2009 by Ikki 1 answer

I have been prescribed 20mg of covocort (hydrocortisone) per day (10 mg am and 10mg @ 4pm) to try and kick start my adrenal gland's production of cortisol. What side effects can I expect?

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