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Trying New Anti-viral and Anti-bacerial protocol

Discussion in 'Antivirals, Antibiotics and Immune Modulators' started by Devi75, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. Devi75

    Devi75

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    Hello all! I thought I would post here my new regiment that I am trying. A doctor familiar with the high titers of different virus, bacterials, and fungus we can have started a treatment protocol. I feel it's sound enough to try since I am only three years if not less with CFS. Basically every few months we test me blood to see what is showing in high levels. From there I get prescribed an anti-viral for a couple months slowly increasing my dosage over time and giving my body periods of being off the anti-viral. Then I go back or more blood work and follow-up to see if anything more shows up and if my titers come down.

    I just started the protocol. First week is 800 mg of Acylovir for three days them off of it for four days. Here is what I noticed:

    Day 1 - I didn't notice much change. You do have to take this medication with food.
    Day 2 - I was ok till late afternoon when I noticed a change. Fever like chills without a fever, more muscle and joint aches, and more exhausted then normal.
    Day 3 - More exhaustion from the start. No chills. Just a bit sore.
    Day 4 - first day off med. just extremely exhausted. Can't seem to get enough rest.
     
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  2. Ruthie24

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    Interesting! Did your doctor explain the rationale behind this approach? I'd be curious to hear it. Thanks for sharing your experience. :)
     

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