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Case Report

Mifepristone Accelerates HPA Axis Recovery in Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency

Table 1

Time course of HPA axis recovery after initiation of mifepristone.


Mife. dose (mg)0150 TIW300 TIW300 daily600 daily600 daily300 TIW00
HC dose (mg)151515151510000
ACTH (pg/mL)5151860781731262645
Cortisol (g/dL)<1<1<13.64.610.513.613.515.3
DHEA (ng/mL)<0.05<0.05<0.05<0.05<0.05<0.05<0.05<0.050.053

Mife.: mifepristone; HC: hydrocortisone; ACTH: adrenocorticotropic hormone; DHEA: dehydroepiandrosterone; TIW: three times per week.

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