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  • #353928
    Anonymous
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    What was the reason you chose to reduce your dosage?

    In hindsight, I wish I never changed the dosage; but I thought my dosage was too high and I thought that by actually reducing it may improve my RA.
    Also, I remember a Rheumatologist suggesting that I could try reducing the dosage, (although he was not an advocate of AP).

    Any idea how long it will take after I increase the dosage back to 200mg daily, that I can hope to see improvement.

    #366973
    Anonymous
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    Hi Flower,
    My right knee at the moment is not too bad, it has moments however, when it flares. There has been significant improvemnt since i started AB.

    The problem i find is that whilst my rheumatologist has prescibed minocycline, he is not experienced in AB protocol.
    I have read on various posts that some patients take 100mg twice a day on Monday Wednesday Friday, so i have been trying this for the last week or so.

    Do you take AB and how is working for you.

    #374423
    Anonymous
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    AF,
    Very interesting. I didn’t know they can prescribe it even before a dental procedure.
    Linda L.

    #373357
    Anonymous
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    Just popping in to leave a new post as I have updated my signature line :).

    #374337
    Anonymous
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    I have found this information about horsetail tea on internet. It says that it contains aluminium…?

    “When made into horsetail tea, it contains high amount of different minerals, including manganese, potassium, aluminum, and flavonoids”.
    Linda L.

    #374193
    Anonymous
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    Got it. Thanks.

    #374420
    Anonymous
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    What if it is just too many toxins suddenly in the body not herxing? Have you been doing any detox? I don’t know much yet, but maybe it’s the same?
    Linda L.

    #374191
    Anonymous
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    Vinny,
    I cannot open this page. I am getting a message “This page can’t be displayed”. Can you open it?
    Linda L.

    #374401
    Anonymous
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    Thank you Maz. Yes, I will show it to my doc even risking my friendship with him. I didn’t watch that program in November.
    I hope they will do more tests and change some rules here soon /Medicare/
    Linda L.

    #374398
    Anonymous
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    Wow! Finally they have admitted it. I have copied and pasted to my GP who doesn’t believe it. Thank you Maz.
    Linda L.

    #373926
    Anonymous
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    Aggie,
    I am interested if you have always been on the same dose of Mino and when your blue spots started to appear. Thank you and best wishes.
    Linda L..

    #374357
    Anonymous
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    Maybe you could try to measure your BP on a wrist /thinner, less flesh/
    There is no signature below your messages. Please let me know what medication and a dose you had in IV?
    Thank you,
    Linda L.

    #374354
    Anonymous
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    Do you take your blood pressure on your arm or wrist?
    Linda L.

    #374140
    Anonymous
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    Phil,

    Taking both an NSAID and an herbal anti-inflammatory is probably not a good idea —

    How do you know which herbal medications cannot be taken with NSAIDs? I take Naprosen and would like to give a try to Rumalaya. It contains boswellia serrate. Please see the description below.

    Rumalaya forte

    The dual advantage arthritis control

    Action:

    Joint pain relief: Rumalaya forte is a potent and safe phytopharmaceutical formulation that relieves joint and bone aches associated with various orthopedic ailments. Its natural ingredients possess potent anti-inflammatory properties that alleviate pain. As an immunomodulator, Rumalaya modulates both the humoral and cell-mediated immune response to aches. Rumalaya forte reduces degeneration of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), inhibits master cytokines and prevents cartilage damage.

    Indications:

    #374377
    Anonymous
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    I’m also hoping that Onset offers another coupon for 2015. I’m not convinced that the coupon offered at helprx.com will actually provide a 75% discount, since their wording is “save up to 75%”…

    I haven’t discovered how these drug coupon sites operate and am a bit skeptical. The following site also offers coupons…I used their price look-up. https://medicationdiscountcard.com/prescription-price-lookup for 100mg capsule, quantity 30. The price look up shows a retail price of $426, and a savings of $96. That is only a 23% savings. The cost will go up from $25 to $326, according to this look-up.

    I’m going to ask the pharmacist to price my cost if I use helprx coupon and will post an update.

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