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Posted by BackinStOlaf (Member # 23725) on :
For those who take it/took it. Did you take it 3 weeks on, 1 week off?

Did you continue the macrolide (Zith etc.) during the one week off?

How often did you get your liver checked?
Posted by beths (Member # 18864) on :
I took it 3 weeks on, 1 off. I know some take it non-stop-my llmd pulsed it.

I had monthly blood checks
Posted by nefferdun (Member # 20157) on :
I was told to take Mepron and zithro all the time with no breaks. I think Dr. J s protocol is 3 weeks on and one week off.

Most people get a liver test every month. My LLMD did not ask for one except during the follow up phone consult at three months, but I got one on my own at two months. I need another one.
Posted by jkmom (Member # 14004) on :
I take it non-stop. I get my bloodwork checked about every 2 months. My LLMD would like it to be every month, but I tend to procrastinate.
Posted by Sheryl777 (Member # 17804) on :
Six months with no breaks. Babesia clearly gone.
Posted by rosebuds mom (Member # 17435) on :
Non-stop 7 months, blood work every 6 weeks.
Posted by nspiker (Member # 22824) on :
Non-stop sixteen months, blood work every four to eight weeks.

Zith is to keep the Mepron from becoming resistant. I don't know that it needs to be taken when you're not on Mepron, since it has a half-life of over two days.
Posted by Sammi (Member # 110) on :
I took it continuously and had blood work done every four weeks.

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