My serum cortisol level is <1 and ACTH= 5.4. I take 40 mg Decadron weekly on Thursdays for Myeloma treatment and understand that this will lead to secondary adrenal insufficiency. I feel as though I am on deaths doorstep Monday through Thursday. My Dr tells me this is just how it works, but I am not satisfied with this answer. Any insights or recommendations. P.S I have been feeling like I was having adrenal insufficiency since well before the Decadron therapy started but my M.D.'s have declined to address my concerns for over 6 months.
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