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Valproic Acid

Discussion in 'XMRV Testing, Treatment and Transmission' started by Daffodil, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. Daffodil

    Daffodil Senior Member

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    Hi all. I am wondering if anyone here is on Valproic Acid (Depakote) for epilepsy, bipolar disorder, etc. Valproic Acid helps activate latent HIV cells and also might help HTLV-induced neuro disease...so i am wondering how it affects XMRV.

    Thanks
    Sue
  2. Alesh

    Alesh Senior Member

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    Hi Daffodil,

    in the past I also tried this drug. I had an unusual reaction to this drug in the form of anxiety and general sickness so I discontinued it after the single dose. Perhaps it means something, otherwise I tolerate drugs if taken cautiously.
  3. ballard

    ballard

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    I tried Depakote for migraines. It decreased the frequency of the migraines. Unfortunately it was causing me to lose hair, so I discontinued using it. :(

    It did not make any difference in my CFS.

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