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  1. I fainted today
    ... having a crisis then. I changed my steriods from Dexamethasone to Hydrocortisone about 2 months ago and since then...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone dexamethasone

  2. Dexamethasone question
    ... good to take HC after 4pm. Now, prednisone and dexamethasone are long acting steroids. Pred lasts 18-36 hours and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone Prednisone dexamethasone

  3. cushingoid or cushings syndrome
    ... of people with Cushing's from different sources. Dexamethasone is a long acting steroid. It stays in the body for ... was given a HUGE dose. Let me elaborate : 10mg of dexamethasone is equavalent to 266.67mg of hydrocortisone. I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone dexamethasone

  4. Should AM Cortisol Level be a lot higher than PM level?
    ... about it. One test should not rule you in or out. Dexamethasone suppression tests should not rule you in or out. I...
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  5. weaning off of Cortef...??
    ... cortisol in the form of steroids such as prednisone, dexamethasone , hydrcortisone (there are many types, long and short...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone dexamethasone

  6. Atch Stimulation Test For Cushings?
    ... I would have expected a dexamethasone suppression test and not an ACTH stimulation test...
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  7. Cushing Syndrome/HELP
    ... for free cortisol, midnight cortisols, ACTHs, and dexamethasone suppression tests, + CRH stimulation tests. No test...
    ... for free cortisol, midnight cortisols, ACTHs, and dexamethasone suppression tests, + CRH stimulation tests. No test...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dexamethasone

  8. Former Cushing's, now addisonian state
    ... was placed on high hydrocortisone replacement (8mg dexamethasone ) for three days and tapered to 2mg until I was placed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone dexamethasone

  9. Addison's Disease Test Results
    ... include a 24-hour urine test and a single low dose dexamethasone suppression test. The second set of tests are to determine ... adrenal, or other. These tests include a high dose dexamethasone suppression test, a CRH stimulation test, and one ... determine the reason for the increased levels. Dexamethasone Suppression Test Dexamethasone is a synthetic steroid ... diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome. A normal response to dexamethasone is suppression of cortisol secretion. Patients with ... show adequate suppression after a single low dose of dexamethasone given at bedtime. Higher doses of dexamethasone...
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  10. Is this normal??????
    ... fasting test (don't know the name) where I took the " Dexamethasone " tablet the night before and they drew blood the next...
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  11. Please Please Read Any Help At All!!!!!!
    ... husband was in Army( records cannot be found) took dexamethasone for about a year then moved no more.After having my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clomid dexamethasone

  12. Being checked for Cushings
    ... PLASMA at 8am, but before these test Ive got to take Dexamethasone ..Now is this the same thing as Pred? Does it have...
    ... Maybe this will help. Dexamethasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid hormone. In normal ... people daily doses of Dexamethasone can suppress the functions of the hypothalamus, ... pituitary and adrenal glands. Dexamethasone often fails to suppress the function of the hypothalamus...
    ... Maybe this will help. Dexamethasone is a synthetic glucocorticoid hormone. In normal ... people daily doses of Dexamethasone can suppress the functions of the hypothalamus, ... pituitary and adrenal glands. Dexamethasone often fails to suppress the function of the hypothalamus...
    ... PLASMA at 8am, but before these test Ive got to take Dexamethasone ..Now is this the same thing as Pred? Does it have...
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  13. My dad has Addison's and is in the hospital...can someone help with my questions??
    ... aldosterone. Cortef, hydrocortisone, prednisone and dexamethasone are all names of different possible steroid replacement...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef Hydrocortisone Potassium Prednisone dexamethasone

  14. what is addison's D?
    ... for 11 years and I manage it with daily medication ( dexamethasone and florinef). I am 20 now. Do you think this is what...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef dexamethasone

  15. COuld this be something to do with my Addisons???
    ... feel disgusting, like I'm not even me anymore. I take dexamethasone and florinef twice daily and I am a good colour for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef dexamethasone

  16. Trying to understand my Cortisol readings....
    ... early stages of the disease. Along those same lines, dexamethasone suppression testing that turns out normally can be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dexamethasone

  17. My addisons history for chris
    ... from sleeping!). Other tests such as the low dose dexamethasone suppression test are ones that doctors often recommend...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Estradiol dexamethasone

  18. Help with Interpreting Testing Results
    ... been done while on the HC as long as the endo gave me dexamethasone as cortisol relacement while i was being tested. Apparently ... dexamethasone allows ACTH stimulation testing without affecting...
    ... to my last post - I am a little confused. What is dexamethasone ? The NADF said to take this during the ACTH test...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Levoxyl Synthroid dexamethasone

  19. ACTH stim after dexamethasone
    ... claims is a low physiologic dose?) As for the dexamethasone question, the dr. explained that the reason he had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flovent dexamethasone

  20. Achtung
    ... So he prescribed more cortisone (in the form of dexamethasone ) to lower the ACTH. But perhaps it was too much...
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  21. Question - Emergency - Psychological Problems and Addisons
    ... My brothers medicines included: Predisone (5mg) Dexamethasone (0.25mg) Florinef (0.1mg) Synthroid (0.01 micrograms ... ncorrectly. He wasn't dividing his doses of Predisone or Dexamethasone (was suppose to take one in the morning and one in ... taking both in the morning). And he was taking two Dexamethasone s (so 0.5mg), plus Prednisone (5mg). Also, he stopped...
    ... on the following medications: Predisone (5mg) Dexamethasone (0.25mg) Florinef (0.1mg) Synthroid (0.05mg) ... taking his medications incorrectly – taking 0.50 dexamethasone (because the pharmacist did not cut his pills in half...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Florinef Prednisone Synthroid dexamethasone

  22. chrisq-- help
    ... much in advance Fasting is not necessary for a dexamethasone suppression test. See also here: http://www.rcpa...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dexamethasone

  23. I need help on my cortisol levels I am new Please Please!
    ... if he does a low dose dex test (you take 1 mg of dexamethasone at 11pm and come in at 8 am for a blood draw) tell...
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  24. old symptoms reoccuring
    ... be the result of Potassium defiency due to taking Dexamethasone - if you're taking this for your AD - or it could...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Prednisone dexamethasone

  25. I did not respond to cortef
    ... think it was good for me, so he switched me over to Dexamethasone . I was on Dexamethasone for about 4 months when...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone Prednisone dexamethasone

  26. dexamethasone then test?
    ... hour urine free cortisol 99.9 (4.0-50.0) 10/29/03 Dexamethasone suppression test, 0.5 (range?) Clearly the suppression ... it's still high. Anyone know what the half-life of Dexamethasone , or how long I should wait till I do this test?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flovent dexamethasone

  27. add's, steroids & manic depression
    ... xperienced. Since then my meds were changed and I am now on Dexamethasone and on Depakote for the Manic/ Depression. I am looking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Depakote dexamethasone

  28. pigmentation
    ... and went away on holidays, I decided to double my dexamethasone . So far, it's been doubled for over a week and my...
    ... What is Dexamethasone ? Is it a Steroid? Maybe one question you should...
    ... been constitantly too high , hence my endo put me on dexamethasone which is not such a common steriod by the sounds of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dexamethasone Hydrocortisone Prednisone