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Famciclovir and ldn for ebv and hhv-6

Discussion in 'Antivirals, Antibiotics and Immune Modulators' started by Fa95, Jan 14, 2018.

  1. Fa95

    Fa95

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    hi

    i have few questions that i cant find answers to online,

    1)how long it takes to treat ebv and hh-6.

    2)once treated can i stop taking meds or would there be relapse i mean is meds forever.

    3)how long till i see improvement from cfs it been few weeks no difference or die off symptoms 500mgx3 per day famciclovir.

    4) i might have lyme diseases too would famciclovir and ldn help?

    5)i have been on ldn for few months and i dont feel any difference even for hashimoto it doesnt show any improvement on blood work.

    6)is there any supplement for cfs i tried b12 d3 and anything that increase energy but nothing happend.
     
  2. Eastman

    Eastman Senior Member

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    You could try the other B vitamins. Some people report benefits from B1, especially the more bioavailable forms like benfotiamine and allithiamine.
     
  3. Hip

    Hip Senior Member

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    Famvir works for EBV, but not for HHV-6. Valcyte is the drug which specialists often prescribe for ME/CFS patients with HHV-6; Valcyte also works for EBV.

    If you look at Dr Martin Lerner's protocols for herpesvirus-associated ME/CFS, he says that when taking Famvir 1,000 mg x 4 each day (a higher dose than you are taking) or Valcyte 450 mg x 2 daily, improvements begin to appear at around 3.5 months, and the full benefits may take up to 2 years to manifest.

    However, Lerner would always treat every active herpesvirus at the same time. So if you have just EBV, he would use Famvir or Valtrex, but if you also had HHV-6 or cytomegalovirus as well as EBV, then he would use Valcyte, which targets all these viruses.


    None of these antivirals will help Lyme or any other bacterial infection.
     
  4. Fa95

    Fa95

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    i just started on 100mg of b1 a week ago and so far no improvement i will keep taking it for few more week and see if it makes any difference

    thanks
     
  5. Fa95

    Fa95

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    thanks what happens if the treatment stopped after two years will there be a relapse
     
  6. Hip

    Hip Senior Member

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    I have seen some stories of the improvements being maintained after stopping, and other stories of the ME/CFS symptom slowly getting worse after stopping. I don't know what the general rule is, because I have not seen enough stories. Perhaps if you search through Dr Martin Lerner's papers and articles, you might find some info on this. Lerner's website is still up and running, and lists all his publications. If you find any answers, please let me know.
     

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