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My Experience with Famvir (anti-viral)

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by livingwithcfids, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. livingwithcfids

    livingwithcfids

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    Famciclovir 250mg 2X a day

    (8-22-11) Day 1 and Day 2 no noticeable difference.

    Day 3: more achiness in my muscles; probably just a coincidence.

    I will update this thread once every week. Stay tuned....




    What sub-set am I?
    fibromyalgia pains
    temperature dysregulation
    hypersomnia
     
  2. heapsreal

    heapsreal iherb 10% discount code OPA989,

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    Cool, be interested to see how you respond.

    thanks
     
  3. alice1

    alice1 Senior Member

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    great idea..good luck with it.
     
  4. SirArthur

    SirArthur

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    Thanks for the report.
    keep us updated.
    I'm considering starting famvir myself.
    Would also be nice if you gave us some background info. on your CFS history.
     
  5. livingwithcfids

    livingwithcfids

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    Had to cut this drug short because my insurance changed. :(
    2 weeks on famvir was not enough time to determine its effectiveness.
    Should be back on it in 1 month, maybe sooner if one of my family members chips in. Will keep this thread updated though when I have news.

    SirArthur, three and a half years ago I was under alot of stress from work and school, developed a bad flu, visited the E.R (for which, after 3hrs of waiting gave me a script for tamiflu and sent me home with papers that simply stated I had a flu as well as the dosing of the medication.) I think my cfs was the result from a combination of stress, genetics, the flu, and not allowing myself enough time to recover before returning to my busy lifestyle.

    I think Famvir is worthwhile, especially since it doesnt have near the toxicity of Valcyte.
     

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