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Hydrocortisone causes dizziness?
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Hydrocortisone causes dizziness?

I have been on hydrocortisone for two and half years. The dosage has stayed the same--20mg. a day. 10mg, in the morning, 5 at noon and 5 at dinner time. I think the morning dose is the one that brings on dizziness. Usually late afternoon and evening are comfortable and very little or no dizziness. This is the only side effect I have but it seems to be getting worse to the point where I do not want to drive and am uncomfortable inside stores. I'm not really sure this is the fault of the hydrocortisone or another problem that hasn't been diagnosed.
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How is your blood pressure? Do you crave salt or add salt? Are your sodium reading ok? Renin and aldosterone ok?

Usually if you are AI, you have a bit of low BP and you may or may not need mineralcorticosteroid - florinef. It may be that you need a bit of florinef to help keep your BP up.

You take a pretty high dose - on the higher end of what I see most people take.
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