ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Is Magnesium the Missing Link in Your Heart Healthy Routine?

More evidence for calorie restriction’s longevity effect

A Little Zinc Goes a Long Way

Supplementation with vitamin D associated with improved testosterone, erectile function among middle...

Vitamin D deficiency increases risk of chronic headache

VIDEO: The Best Brain Foods That Help Increase Your Memory!

Get the Most From Your Green Tea

Iron (And More) For Lasting, Natural Energy

Metabolic syndrome increases the need for vitamin E

Supplement combo improves bone density, mood, in postmenopausal women

 
Print Page
Email Article

New Ampligen Study Shows Promise for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  [ 60 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
By By: Molly Holzschlag • www.ProHealth.com • May 1, 1995


A group of physicians from the departments of Human Physiology, Hematology, Psychology and Oncology at the Academic Hospital of the Free University of Brussels in Belgium teamed up to examine both the efficacy and safety of Ampligen as a treatment for Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction (also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome).

The still experimental drug Ampligen, long in the news for showing extremely positive clinical test results in CFS patients since 1988, hasn't appeared in the U.S. studies due to both problems with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as well as HEM Pharmaceuticals, the company that manufactures the drug.

According to preliminary reports, the aim of the study was "to evaluate the activity and safety of intravenous Ampligen" in patients who were very sick with CFS, referred to in Brussels as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME).

The Brussels team treated 11 patients that met the CDC diagnostic criteria with 200-400 mgs of intravenous Ampligen, depending on body weight, twice a week. The patients receiving the medication were examined twice weekly using rigorous assessments to determine the efficacy and safety of the drug. Physicians observed the degree of debilitation, aerobic capacity function, subjective symptom scales, physical exams, and other safety assessments.

At 24 weeks, the team reported that all 11 patients experienced improvement in debilitation including significant improvement of symptoms, extended stamina, and aerobic ability. Most importantly in terms of future use of Ampligen was the absence of drug toxicity or any other side effects.

The Brussels physicians feel that these results show that Ampligen is not only safe and well tolerated, but is a promising treatment for Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome.



Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
NAD+ Ignite with Niagen

Featured Products

FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Optimized Curcumin Longvida® Optimized Curcumin Longvida®
Supports Cognition, Memory & Overall Health
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%
Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils

Natural Remedies

How Glutathione Can Save Your Life How Glutathione Can Save Your Life
Mitochondria-Booster NIAGEN® Shows Promise in First Human Clinical Trial Mitochondria-Booster NIAGEN® Shows Promise in First Human Clinical Trial
Enhance Eyelashes Naturally Enhance Eyelashes Naturally
Green Coffee Extract: Unique Obesity Intervention Green Coffee Extract: Unique Obesity Intervention
Front Line Defense Against Colds & Flu - Support for Healthy Immune System Balance Front Line Defense Against Colds & Flu - Support for Healthy Immune System Balance

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTERS
Get the latest news about Fibromyalgia, M.E/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Lyme Disease and Natural Wellness

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2017 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map