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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 ...

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!!!

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?

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 ...

Does cortisol make you have insomnia?

Posted 19 Jul 2018 by TKMarsh711 1 answer

My tests showed my cortisol is way low, so is my DHEA. My Dr. said this is why I have anxiety. I usually sleep like a log because of my anti anxiety meds, well not last night. He assured me the cortisol (the prescription says hydrocortisone) would not cause me more anxiety. I just know I woke up ...

Pristiq - I have been on 30 mg of hydrocortisone for two years for adrenal gland?

Posted 6 Apr 2012 by sally11 1 answer

insufficiency as well as 6.25 mg of ambien cr. I also take meds for diabetes and hypertension. I have never really been on antidepressants but I was having a hard time recently. The dr recommended pristiq which I have been on four days. No bad side affects yet. I am concerned about the steroids and ...

How long do you have to be on prednisone before adrenal insufficiency becomes a risk?

Posted 7 Apr 2016 0 answers

Been on prednisone twice in the past month and a half. Both times were tapered doses starting at 40mg and reduced by 5 mg every second day. After the first taper dose was completed i had a week before i needed to start the 2nd taper.

New to taking hydrocortisone... Do we use it up?

Posted 20 Jul 2018 by Scizzors76 0 answers

Hello, I am just starting hydrocortisone for adrenal issues. My doc started me on low doses. 5mg, 2.5 mg and 2.5mg spaced throughout the day. I am wondering because this dose obviously isn't suppressing my adrenals... Does it mean that my own make cortisol on top of what I take? I am just ...

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 ...

i am looking for others who have been struggling through very long term, difficult....

Posted 11 Feb 2018 by Mr-Marc 0 answers

... withdrawal from corticosteroids (like prednisone or hydrocortisone). My own situation is that I have been through an epic battle with cancer, ending with a blood stem-cell transplant, which was followed by graft vs. host disease. Through all of this I was given extremely high doses of ...

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