I usually prescribe 1 to 2 capsules each morning (or 1-2 in the morning and 1 at noon), and they can be taken along with the Cortef
If cortisone levels still remain low and the patient does not have Addison's disease, then a subtherapeutic dose of Cortef
may also be beneficial.
Many physicians use Cortef
(hydrocortisone tablets) and follow the procedure suggested by co-discoverer of hydrocortisone in 1949, William M.
Our study did not show adrenal suppression using lower Cortef
When used in doses of 20 mg or less a day, Cortef
is usually quite safe and can result in a dramatic decrease in many symptoms.