Archive for Drugs – Page 2

Low Dose Naltrexone Becoming ‘Standard Treatment’ for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia

"In my view low dose naltrexone is well on its way to becoming a standard treatment" Dr. De Meirleir From RNase L to the gut to hydrogen sulfide to LDN, Dr. De Meirleir has been on the cutting edge of treatment and research.  De Meirleir begins this latest video talk by referring to the exciting Read more [...]

The Fibromyalgia Drugs Your Doctor (Probably) Knows Nothing About

Fibromyalgia syndrome - Novel therapeutic agents. J. Ablin and D. Buskila. Maturitas 2013 "The long term follow-up of FMS patients indicates…..that the degree of improvement achieved by many medications...is modest at best"  Ablin and Buskia Affecting 2-3% of the population of the US or about Read more [...]

Breakthough! Norway Wakes Up – Funds Big Multicenter Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Rituximab Trial

Norway funds Major Rituximab Trial After a torrent of protest six months ago at the Norwegian Research Council's (NRC) failure to fund a Rituximab trial, the NRC said they would revisit the issue.  This time they got it right, agreeing to provide funding for a big Phase 3 multi-center  Rituximab Read more [...]

Successful Low Dose Naltrexone Fibromyalgia Trial Points to Safe, Low Cost Therapy; Implications for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

In this second of two studies by Stanford researchers on  low dose naltrexone's effectiveness in Fibromyalgia (FM), LDN was found to  significantly reduce pain and improve mood and quality of life.  About 60% of study participants reported pain reductions of at least 30%. Sleep and fatigue were Read more [...]

Rituximab Watch

Norway Says 'No Go' to Further Fluge/Mella Rituximab Funding It's kind of inexplicable. Fluge and Mella put Norway on the map of the chronic fatigue syndrome community in a big way, and stimulated interest and efforts from the US to Australia yet the Norwegian Government just announced their proposed  Read more [...]

Stimulating Results in Vyvanse Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Treatment Trial

When people with ME/CFS say they're not the same person they used to be, it's not just physical illness they're talking about it; for many the 'mental component';  the loss of sharpness, of focus, of the 'cognitive grace' they used to experience  can be difficult.  Losing or altering  such Read more [...]