New Atmosphere, New Vision: Gibson and Whittemore Kick Off Invest in ME Conference 2016
Mark Berry reports on Dr. Gibson's introduction and Dr. Whittemore's keynote speech, at the 11th Invest in ME International ME Conference in London.
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Alternative for rituximab,

Discussion in 'XMRV Testing, Treatment and Transmission' started by ikke2001be, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. ikke2001be

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    Jenny Senior Member

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    Some of us got a lot worse on LDN, and it's not usually available from GPs in the UK.

    There are several threads on people's experience with LDN.

    Jenny
     
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    redo Senior Member

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    This thread really doesn't belong in the "XMRV Testing, Treatment and Transmission" section.
     
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    I am looking into low dose Methotrexate as a cheaper and safer alternative to Rituximab
     
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    Theoretically I think you're right. But when in vivo, it hasn't shown to benefit the patients particularly (See PubMed ID 19566965). I think there's more potential in exploring safe immunmodulators known to help MS patients or RA patients, which haven't been used in a trial yet, without a positive outcome. Although, the study with MTX was small (3 patients) so I wouldn't rule out that MTX could work.
     

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