Addison Disease Most Common Symptoms & Causes

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Treatment. All treatment for Addison’s disease involves hormone replacement therapy to correct the levels of steroid hormones your body isn’t producing. Some options for treatment include:

  • Oral corticosteroids. Hydrocortisone (Cortef), prednisone or cortisone acetate may be used to replace cortisol. Your doctor may prescribe fludrocortisone to replace aldosterone.
  • Corticosteroid injections. If you’re ill with vomiting and can’t retain oral medications, injections may be needed.

Sources:
1. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/addisons-disease/home/ovc-20155636