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Allergic to Hydro Cort

Becca7
  • By Becca7 · New reply 4:29 am
  • Discussion in Treatment options · 4 replies
  • I've had an allergy for a long time. I knew it had to be one of my medicines, I told my doctor I thought it was the Hydro Cort,but he didn't think it could be. I've had problems with generic meds before ...

Changing from Hydrocortisone to Prednisone

ozzieismyboy
  • By ozzieismyboy · New reply yesterday at 9:44 pm
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 8 replies
  • Hi Everyone and wishing you a Happy Easter, I have medicare part d and in 2014 the plan I have, Silverscript, changed the tiers of several of my meds requiring a high monthly copay. I just saw my endo ...

Do you have a license hormone dhea health?

Welcom
  • By Welcom · New reply yesterday at 7:51 pm
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 7 replies
  • Hi Do you have a license hormone dhea health ...

Spinal Fusion

Goldroof
  • By Goldroof · Posted yesterday at 5:26 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Can anyone tell me about any experience with Addisons Disease and spinal fusions? I need one and my Dr. is hesitant because of the oral steroids causing fusing problems for my bones. My bone density tests ...

DHEA in Addison's disesse

Welcom
  • By Welcom · New reply April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 3 replies
  • Hi Is drug DHEA fit for men's disease patients addison's ?, And what are the benefits? What are his problems ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Psychiatric symptoms in adisson's disease

Welcom
  • By Welcom · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 15 replies
  • Hi I've got Addison's disease, and I suffered a lot before the discovery of the disease, psychologically, very concerned, Terrible anxiety ،obsession, depression, is there from the experience? Is there ...

DHEA Replacement Dose for a woman?

KLRC
  • By KLRC · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 10 replies
  • Hi All, I recently had my DHEA tested and it is zero.Im wondering what many of the female community on this forum might use as a replacement dose? Any input would be appreciated.I suspect I will start ...

Low sodium after adrenalectomy for Conn's

MarieWG
  • By MarieWG · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Hyperaldosteronism · 7 replies
  • Hi. Has anyone else had low sodium levels after unilateral adrenalectomy for Conn's ? I had hypertension for 15 years, hypokaelemia for 10, and these are now ok, bp on mild drug, but my sodium level is ...

Referral needed in Raleigh, NC area

Fifi586
  • By Fifi586 · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 5 replies
  • Hello, My 21 year old daughter was diagnosed with Addison's last year. Her original endocrinologist is affiliated with UNC, but his limited patient hours and the delays in obtaining timely responses from ...

Surgery Just Around the Corner

jalakara
  • By jalakara · New reply April 7, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Haven't posted for a while. My surgery was scheduled for March 31st (they always tel you at the last minute). Had to postpone it because I had to fly to Yuma, Arizona and drive back with a car; 2125 miles ...

Hydrocortisone not working

Busylizzy115
  • By Busylizzy115 · New reply April 7, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 15 replies
  • Help somebody. I just don't know. The hydrocortisone seems to be not working. I am so tired all the time, no matter how much sleep I get, I just don't seem to have any energy. I will sit down to watch ...

Hydrocortisone Absorption issues

Ohhdee
  • By Ohhdee · New reply April 6, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 5 replies
  • Hi all, My son is almost 16 and has for the last 6 months(that we know of) we have several times had blood work show very low and sometimes zero cortisol levels, even when he is stress dosing. We have ...

What is the name of your doctor?

Carolann-a
  • By Carolann-a · New reply April 6, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 7 replies
  • Have you found anywhere in the United States good doctor Help with Primary Addison's disease ...

Recommendation for Endocrinologist for Osteoporosis Philadelphia/Washington

brendaj
  • By brendaj · New reply April 4, 2014
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 2 replies
  • I am 62 with Osteoporosis and my endocrinologist has stopped practicing. Am in need of new doctor. I live in Harrisburg Pa but will travel to Philadelphia or Washington/ Baltimore area. I do not wish ...

digestive issues

KMJ
  • By KMJ · New reply April 4, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 16 replies
  • I'm wondering how related my burping is to my addison's disease. I'm taking 10mg of hydrocortisone in the morning and 5 at 1:00 in the afternoon. I've always been taking my cortisone with my thyroid meds ...

AARP pushing people off Hydrocortisone

tedparker
  • By tedparker · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 14 replies
  • If you are on medicare and using AARP'S Medicare D benefit program, they treat Hydro-cortisone as a tier 3 medicine not eligible for coverage. I protested but was denied Medicare prescription coverage ...

trouble breathing

jeslats
  • By jeslats · New reply April 1, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 19 replies
  • anyone else have shortness of breath while on steroids for addison's? I have anxiety and agraphobia which may be contributing to it but not sure ...

Do I have Adrenal Disease?

okydokysmokypoky
  • By okydokysmokypoky · New reply March 31, 2014
  • Discussion in Open discussion · 4 replies
  • I have been having what I can only describe as adrenal flushes ever since I entered Menopause. It's like a zap of adrenalin goes through my body and it can be brought on by the least little thing. it ...

Addison's Disease: Do things get more difficult as we age?

Mcw2014
  • By Mcw2014 · New reply March 30, 2014
  • Discussion in Addison's disease · 14 replies
  • I am 33 years old, diagnosed with AD a little over two years ago. Looking over the other threads I'm starting to get the impression that having Addison's gets more and more difficult as we age. I've read ...

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