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    Condition: Addison's Disease
    12/22/2015 10:00:04 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with Addison's after spending 11 days in the ICU. I have been on hydrocortisone/Cortef for a little over year and a half. I have been having a lot of fatigue. At first I just wanted to eat everything,now I don't really have a appetite just crave salt,get extremely fatigued quite often and feel weak.

    Condition: Addison's Disease
    12/3/2015 5:47:15 PM

    Reviewer: frustrated, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency about a year a go after I had a bleed in my adrenal glands. I have to hydrocortisone 10 in the morning 5 in the afternoon and 5 at night as well as fludrocort. I have set every alarm in the house and still at times forget. I am afraid to gain weight and am simply miserable. Tired, vomiting in the morning and going to bed at 730 its crazy

    Condition: Addison's Disease
    5/16/2015 3:06:02 PM

    Reviewer: maryf, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    My satisfaction was reduced one star because of the horrible aftertaste the pills leave in my mouth!

    Condition: Addison's Disease
    1/9/2015 12:22:02 AM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    It took a year for the doctors to figure out what I had...after diagnosing Addison's, I was started on 5 mg hydrocortisone once a day. within 3 days I was up and feeling fine. I almost died before they figured it out! In 6 months I have gained 25 pounds. I had lost almost 100 lbs, so 25 is not too bad although I don't want to gain much more! I find that I'm thirsty all of the time, ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Addison's Disease
    8/28/2014 7:52:01 PM

    Reviewer: merelyn670, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I was taking 30 mg a day. I now take 40 to 50 mg a day for more energy, is this dangeroue?

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