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Old 02-14-2005, 03:04 PM   #1
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Cortef question

Was wondering what a basic starting dose was for anyone using Cortef.
My Dr says my adrenals are a bit on the low side and that since I still have many hypo symptoms in spite of the Armour/Synth dose I'm on, I should be on Cortef also.
I know so many have used it with great success but it is hard to get past the thought of weight gain like with higher dodes of steroids.
Did anyone actually lose weight and feel better once they started Cortef and got their adrenals working properly, which then allowed their thyroid to function better??
Do any of these sentences make sense LOL !
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Re: Cortef question

I can't answer your questions directly, because I no longer take Cortef; but I can share my experience with it. I took it for only one month, because in my case, it didn't seem to make a difference. The complete discussion can be found at
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You'll probably have more questions after you read that. If you visit the Addison's Disease board, Chrisjg hangs out there. He knows boatloads about the interplay between all the hormones and can probably provide more answers if you get too few on this board.

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Old 02-15-2005, 06:32 AM   #3
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Re: Cortef question

Thanks for the leads.
june

 
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