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... Hi, I have been taking Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine) for about 3 weeks (200mg/2x per day). A side-effect of Plaquenil, although I'm not sure how common, is color changes in sight. My LLMD had me go to the optomistrist for an eye exam beforehand-- so if any vision changes occur, we have a baseline to work from. My sister had this occur--WHILE she was taking it--- (6 replies)
Help/Support
May 26, 2007
... form of lyme. When being treated with ABX's the lyme will turn into cyst form to keep the ABX's from killing it off. ... (5 replies)
... infections but no idea about the cyst form being combated with it . Sounds like we are in the war zone . Mepron and malarone are another two medicines that also go after the cyst form . ... (6 replies)

... I don't know about cysts in the brain per se, but Flagyl and Tinidazole are good for the cyst form of Lyme. I have heard that Plaquenil is supposedly a cyst buster, but I do not know if it is as effective as Flagyl or Tinidazole. ... (22 replies)
... mylarial, that kills the cyst form. ... (34 replies)
Test results
Jun 8, 2007
... Stef, Hope your day is going OK! Since you feel that you have had the Lyme before you had your children I would definately get them tested. Especially your son with Autism. It was Dr. Jones who explained all the info about children with Austism to me when I took my son to see him last Oct. I wanted to make sure that I had not passed the Lyme onto my son. But that was ruled... (6 replies)
... Hi Lateralus. I am so glad you went to Dr. H's office and liked them. It sounds like you have a good plan of action. Although Plaquenil is classified as an anti-malarial, I do not believe most Lyme doctors prescribe it for Babesiosis. I am not a doctor, but I also believe there are better choices to treat the cyst form (meds such as Tinidazole or Flagyl). From what I... (6 replies)
... time getting disability as they don't seem to recognize lyme as being disabling. I want to try anything that will give me back the ability to drive. I know the plaquenil is supposed to kill the cyst form of lyme which can lay dormant for years, so you'd think people on this protocl might have less chance for relapse? ... (10 replies)
... at are commonly used to treat LD, erythro. is completely ineffective in the treatment of LD. Penicillians just cause the Lyme to hide in the cell walls or become cyst forms until you stop taking it. Plus usually stronger doses of antibiotics are prescribed and for longer periods of time. ... (20 replies)
... k him to said he was playing too many sports. He had LD for 6 years before he got his diag. I went to a friend of the family doc and asked him to sign the Igenex form for me and then took it to a lab and had them draw the blood and send it off. ... (2 replies)
... Fri. And her current medication is zithromax 500mg 2x a day, 7 days a week, and Tindamax 750mg 2x day for 14 days. The Tindomax is what is supposed to kill the cyst form which will release the spiral form for the zithromax to kill. She has steadily went downhill since being removed from the IV line. ... (5 replies)
... Barbara are you taking plaquenil for your Lupus? ... (9 replies)
Tummy troubles
Apr 1, 2006
... flagyl. I assume that would work for Babesia and the cyst form? ... (6 replies)
... ttle food with it, just no milk products or anything with calcium. You also might consider a different antibiotic if you are not able to take doxy. I also take plaquenil with zithromax and that is a very effective combination. Occasionally I also switch to flagyl. That is supposed to attack the cyst form of the parasite. ... (4 replies)
... are used to combat the cyst form. ... (11 replies)


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