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... I started Valcyte couple days ago. Switched from over from Valtrex? ... (7 replies)
... Hi there - I see Dr. Lerner and was diagnosed with EBV, HHV6 and Lyme Disease. I am currently taking Valcyte. I was originally taking 900 mg in the morning, and 450mg at night, but I could hardly walk (was told this is an excellent prognostic indicator). I have since reduced the dose to just 450mg at night and seem to be tolerating that well. I completed 42 days of IV... (7 replies)
... Hi--I have long-standing CFS with high titres to HHV-6 and CMV, but no EBV. Is there anyone who has used Valtrex successfully for HHV-6? I know it's not supposed to be effective against CMV. My doc is hesistant to prescribe Valcyte, due to toxicity concerns, though it seems that's what Montoya at Stanford and Lerner in Michigan are using for CMV. Would love to hear from... (7 replies)

... I have only been on the valcyte for 2 weeks, and had to reduce the dose soon after I started.I have noticed NO improvement yet, but am told by Dr. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks so much for sharing your experience, Kat. It's good to hear from someone working with Dr. Lerner. How long have you been on the Valcyte? So, on the lower dose, do you have a little more energy or still trouble getting around? Keep us posted on how you're doing--good luck! nmgrl (7 replies)
... I think I did about 8 months of valtrex and saw a big improvement. Valtrex is more for the EBV virus. I was doing think it was 1,000 mg a day... ... (11 replies)
... Yes my doctor also treats with antivirals. I have been on Valtrex and Valcyte for a couple of years now. It took up to about 7 months before I started seeing any progress. He had me doing 1,000 mg a day. ... (1 replies)
... I have been on high doses of valtrex and valcyte...and doing so much better! ... (10 replies)
Weird lab results?
Dec 21, 2007
... These are two of the things I have...and virus's can be deadly. I have been on Valtrex for about 7 or 8 months and now on Valcyte for the CMV. ... (2 replies)
... I have been on Valtrex and now on Valcyte. ... (2 replies)
... CF doc. He was treting me with Valtrex 2,000 mg a day...According to Dr. Lerner's protocol he treats 4,000 a day. I asked my doc to switch me over to Valcyte for a while. He agreed and I am doing 900 a day on this. ... (9 replies)
... Getting on an antiviral such as Valtrex or Valcyte "might" possibly help. ... (9 replies)
Anti-Viral meds..
Jun 16, 2007
... study at Stanford, pinning most of my hopes on that. I've never heard of using Valtrex before. Nor have I heard of the saliva panel, T3's or T4's until just last night, then again today with you. ... (59 replies)
... Hi Katlin.... How long have you had Lyme? So you only did 42 days with a picc? I had a picc prety much for a year...are you taking any other type of antibiotic with the amox? I was on cocktails of antibiotics... I have read up on your doctor...I know he is VERY knowledgeable with virus's ...but what about Lyme? I wish you all the best and a quick recovery. Took me... (7 replies)
... Kat, I don't know anything about private disability, but getting disability with SSDI or SSI can be a long process. I got mine with the help of a Legal Aid lawyer. I'm sure that your documentation from Dr. Lerner would be of help. I had letters from a couple of doctors, as well as letters from friends and family, corroborating the extent to which my cfs impacted my... (7 replies)
... nmgrl, Check out the thread I started titled "Anti-Viral meds". :-) (7 replies)

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