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What I hope to be able to do is increase my interferon suppository dose level to just below the threshold where I can feel increased depression kicks in, and then keep it at that dose level for some time, to see if my ME/CFS symptoms slowly improve. If my ME/CFS does improve, then I will consider taking low dose interferon indefinitely, as we know from Dr Chia's interferon treatment studies that all his ME/CFS patients who were in remission relapsed once they stopped the treatment.
So I'm actually here to try and find out what the latest info is about selecting treatments
Thanks for the info.I don't think there is much new, unfortunately. For enteroviruses, Dr Chia uses oxymatrine, tenofovir and Epivir as he has always done. For herpesviruses, Valcyte seems to get the most improvements, but I read Stanford stopped using Valcyte a few years ago due to the low success rate.
Large doses can be dangerous. The study I read said anything over 600mg per day is not recommended. From memory it can cause shortness of breath by interference of oxygen metabolism - Along those lines, report back with link.
have you had your nagalase levels checked? High levels would indicate a reason why Oxymatrine did not work.
I never got checked for nagalase.
May I ask, where did you see that high nagalase might thwart oxymatrine? High nagalase is thought to thwart GcMAF, but I've not seen a connection to oxymatrine before.
"In our previous correspondence we suggest that the combined anti-inflammatory and AI-predicted antiviral activities [9, 10] of the rheumatoid arthritis drug baricitinib would be potentially a effective treatment for those infected with SARS-CoV-2."Isn't baricitinib just an anti-inflammatory? I don't think this would have any antiviral effects.