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[IP] RE: Steroid question

Dear Tall822:
I've been on Cortef (Hydrocortisone) steroids since Jan 2000.  So far the
worst side affect I've had has been weight gain - 50 lbs!!  I take it for
Adrenal Insufficiency.  As far as I know the 30 mg dose I take a day is for
maintenance only and I shouldn't have any side affects according to what
I've read.  If anyone else has info, please weigh in and let us know.
Thanks. :)  Robin in Texas :)

Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 15:57:29 EDT
From: email @ redacted
Subject: [IP] Steroid question

I was "diagnosed" with Addison's Disease in 8/01.
I have been taking medication since that time.  If Addison's Disease  has
been misdiagnosed are there ill affects from being on steroids for almost
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