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Suffer Addison disease, Dr believe it's caused by depromedral injections, can't take Prednisone. Any alternative medicine ?

I have Addison disease . Some of the Endo doc s I have seen believe the Addison s or Addrenal failfure (last Cort test 0 AM...0 PM) was caused from the depromedral injections I get in my spine about every 90 days. I can not take Hydrodcort, dexamythesone, prednisone . My doctor and I have even tried depromedral (may be spelled incorrectly) muscles injections. I have seen 4 Endo docs all tell me the same thing. There are only these three drugs for this disease. For 5 years I have suffered from takning the drugs and may possible die without them. I have searched, asked, prayed. I truly have no life. The engery level is low a shower is almost impossible. I went from a high entergetic person, owned my own business, worked out almost every day, my life revolved around giving and helping people. Now I can t help myself. If you know another drug (which is doubtful) do you know of some kind for experimental drug. I will try anything that might help. This is not someone playing a joke to see what will happen. My story is very true. If you can help in anyway please do so, but I have already tried the herbal treatments too. Thank you for taking the time to read this. AAAAA
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Since you already have a hormonal imbalance, it is best not to take any oral or systemic steroids. The other alternative is local steroid injections at the site of pain to reduce the inflammation with mild pain killers.
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Answered: Fri, 2 Aug 2013
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