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BackinStOlaf
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I am seeing so many different dosages and times. What is the true answer?? I guess there isn't one.

Some people are on 750 a day, others 1500...

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First Symptom 9/09
Multiple docs, negative Labcorp test
LLMD: 1/10
Positive Igenex/CDC test
Treatment 2/10
2/10-8/10 Amox, ceftin, zith, flagyl
Currently: Bicillin, Minocycline, still dealing with severe breathing issues

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Tincup
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I take zero.

I'm too big of a sissy baby to try it. Maybe start low and work up slowly? But ask your doc. I am not a doc and can't advise.

[Big Grin]

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Lymetoo
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Many doctors, many dosages. Just make sure you can handle whatever it is that you're ON!

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Opinions, not medical advice!

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karenl
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1,500 but I started slowly.No really bad reactions. Be careful the first three days, afterwards it is easier.
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TN Kim
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I am pulsing 500 mg. TWICE daily ... 3 weeks on then 3 weeks off, and repeat.

This is my first time on Flagyl and herxed on the 4th day and have had some herxing since then as well.

Yesterday was a really bad herx day and night after 3 nights of minimal sleep.

Thankfully, I finally slept really well last night so today has not been bad symptomatically!

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Bite 4/22/12
abx 5/03/12
neg. Lyme
pos. Cpn 5/17/12

Bite 5/22/10
abx 6/25/10

IgM Igenex Positive & CDC/NYS Positive with 18+ ; 23-25+; 31+; 34+; 41+; 66+; 83-93 (IND)

IgG Igenex Positive; CDC/NYS Negative with 31+; 39 (IND); 41++; 58+

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Tricky Tickey
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I'm slowly increasing it by one pill each week. I'll eventually go on 3 capsules, 3 times per day, for 3 days out of the week. At the same time laying off Doxy on those days. He didn't want me to Herx too bad.

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Early Disseminated LD- 2010.
Currently doing acupuncture and yoga.
Negative Igenex (IND & Pos Bands)
ISSUES AFTER: Tendonitis, letter reversal, Low immune system.
PREVENTION:SaltC,Iodine,Humaworm,
Chiropractic.

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