Post hypophysectomy, pituitary non-function, I take 5mg prednisone Q.D.. With physical +/or emotional demand, I must supplement with more prednisone. I need more guidance ito recognising need for / frequency / and amount of prednisone to take. Currently I respond to Px weakness, but I need more information. Loss of appetite, bad headache, mental slowdown, very slight tremor - all plus significant weakness, and post Px demand in past 3 days.
So, all Re: adrenal need? How much and how often to take supplements? What are the Sx and Sx of too much supplementation?
[Also I take thyroid supplement .175 and growth hormone .30]
Yes, I have called her. She is sending me printed info. But meanwhile, in the moment, I am uncomfortable! I intend not to imbibe prednisone when I do not need it; yet of course I must take extra following stress. How much? How to recognise how much and when, etc. What I need is info to allow me to stay in balance on my own.
I thank you for responding -
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