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Reducing or Eliminating Interleukin-5

Discussion in 'General ME/CFS Discussion' started by KennyJock, Oct 10, 2018.

  1. KennyJock

    KennyJock

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    Hi. Had ME/CFS for 28 years. Doctor recommending Nucala or Fasenra for my asthma. They reduce or eliminate Interleukin-5, a cytokine. Is that a good or bad thing for an ME/CFS sufferer?
     
  2. Mary

    Mary Moderator

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  3. Hip

    Hip Senior Member

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    Looking up IL-5 and Fasenra (benralizumab) in connection to the viruses associated with ME/CFS such as coxsackievirus B, echovirus, EBV, HHV-6 and cytomegalovirus, nothing much comes up in Google.
     
  4. KennyJock

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    Thanks very much for trying.
     
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