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... ust read another post from a gentleman that is seeing an LLMD in Mass. that is not very happy with his LLMD, I wonder if it is the same doc. I have read that the Ketek causes severe liver damage, have you have problems with it? ... (82 replies)
... Hey Kim:) I took 5HTP a few months ago and it helped. Although, I probably need a smaller dose because I found it made me "out of it" a little, it supposed to be good for a whole bunch of things. It is an amino acid that is the intermediate step between tryptophan and the important brain chemical serotonin. Here is a list of symptoms it is supposed to help: Depression... (82 replies)
... ad..My herx doesn't seem to have a pattern at all. I had a sore throat for 4 straight months after starting the ketek. In March when he switched me to ceftin and ketek it started coming and going. It is hard to believe that after 6 months on these abx there are still bacteria around. ... (82 replies)

... Probenecid. I was taking Ketek and Ceftin but felt I was making better progress with the Amox combination. Hopefully I won't have to go to IV next month. ... (82 replies)
Ketek side effects
Oct 25, 2005
... e. After 1 year on all these meds, not feeling 1 bit better, taking probiotics from day 1, my esophagus can no longer handle pills and capsules. I contacted my lyme practitioner and she said to stop everything for 2 weeks, which is up this week. ... (13 replies)
... Flagyl, tinidazole, paquenil. Also I was looking up some stuff about Zelnorm being pulled of the market and it mention Ketek also, it is causing severe liver damage. ... (82 replies)
... I am sorry your son has Lyme disease, but it is good he has been diagnosed. ... (8 replies)
... nt to post the results, we can help you interpret them. The CDC requires a large number of bands to show for it be considered positive, yet many people who have Lyme do not have that many bands. ... (21 replies)
... Bartonella, and Mycoplasma. IgeneX can test for all of these except Mycoplasma. Some Lyme doctors use MDL in NJ for Mycoplasma testing. ... (7 replies)
... to kill Lyme. Most of the oral antibiotics. Although I hear that massive doses of Amoxicillin will do it. My LLMD said that's about the only oral that will. Once Lyme gets into the neurological system, you usually need to be put on an antibiotic that crosses the brain barrier. Most are antibiotics in the IV form. ... (5 replies)
... I have my liver enzymes tested every two weeks. I have been on Ketek since Novmeber. If they start to go up too high he will take me off and switch to something else. So far I have had no problems at all with it. ... (82 replies)
... The shots come prefilled and I'll have to get the dosage. I do them 3x week, and I am also taking tindamax 2wks on 2 wks off, and ketek 800mg day. I'm taking lots of supplements and doing vit b12 shots. ... (4 replies)
Ketek Update
Feb 21, 2006
... Hi, Well I'm on month two of Ketek. I really believe this is an effective medicine, I've definitely been herxing. Mostly neuro stuff. That and back to being in bed almost 24-7. About the weirdest thing is symptoms I hadn't had in years flaring up again. And being hypersensitive to everything, it all seems too bright, too loud, too everything. Of course that means... (3 replies)
... Hey Mickie, I don't know about you but with all the junk on tv nowadays the history channel is one of my best friends. :D betterdaysforme (10 replies)
... I may be the Ketek guinnea pig for Lyme treatment. I'll keep folks posted as to how it works on my critters. ... (10 replies)
... Hi Mickie. I am not familiar with Omnicef. I believe Ketek is a relatively new antibiotic which recently has been prescribed for Lyme. ... (10 replies)
... Hi bubbalyme. Many symptoms of Lyme and the co-infections can overlap. Babesiosis is a malaria-like protozoa illness that invades, infects, and kills the red blood cells. Symptoms include fatigue, night sweats, chills, fever, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, headache, dark urine, muscle pain, joint pain, nausea, and jaundice. Treatment is an anti-malarial... (5 replies)
... they tell you they want to check out all these scary things and then they are fine, but at the same time frustrating to not have an answer. I don't want to wish lyme on anyone, but I still think you belong here with us. ... (11 replies)
... Ozzie, I can't stress enough to search out a lyme literate doctor (llmd). They will treat you on symptoms alone sometimes and may do tests also. 6 weeks is not enough, especially not cefuroxime which can turn them into cysts, and they can even resist that antibiotic all together. It was only Ketek that seemingly helped me, I could feel the lyme/babesia overcome the... (7 replies)
... Since you feel conflicted, you may want to see a Lyme doctor for an evaluation. Then you can decide what direction is best for you. ... (4 replies)

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