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jenn
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Just had protocol changed and Tindemax was added....I am now taking:

Biaxin 500 2xdaily
ceftin 500 "
Tindemax 250 "


Looking further into tindemx some sites indicate that it has been used in lab animals which cancers resulted...but not enough evidence to cause alarm in humans??

Anyone heard of this?

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bcb1200
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Yes...same with Flagyl. That is why they do not recommend long term constant therapy.

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5/10 dx'd, after 3 months numerous test and doctors

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karenl
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What can we take as cyst busters?

Does anyone know if COPTIS ( Zhang) would work?

Flagyl and tindamax have titanium dioxide which is a cancer causing substance.

If we would get it compounded without titanium dioxide would that help? Or is the drug itself cancer causing?

other cyst busters:

malarone
tinidazole?? without titanium dioxide
alinia

please add, if you know more

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bcb1200
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Grapefruit seed extract is thought to be a natual cyst buster.

But in my opinion, the risk of Tindamax/Flagyl is worth the benefit.

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Bite date ?
2/10 symptoms began
5/10 dx'd, after 3 months numerous test and doctors

IgM Igenex +/CDC +
+ 23/25, 30, 31, 34, 41, 83/93

Currently on:

Currently at around 80% +/- most days.

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jkmom
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I always weigh what *might* happen with what *has* happened. For me, Tindamax and Flagyl are worth the risk.

They have both made a difference for me pretty quickly so I know they are working.

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