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Oral Amphotericin B Info Sheet

Description

Oral amphotericin B (Fungilin) has been approved in most European countries for decades. It's used as a treatment and prophylaxis for a variety of oral and GI fungal infections, including oral thrush. In the United States, only an intrav...

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Hypericin/St. John's Wort Info Sheet

What Is It Really?

St. John's Wort is a naturally occurring herb which contains a chemical called hypericin. Synthetic forms of hypericin are under investigation as an anti-HIV treatment. The herbal product is available through buyers clubs and some...

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Isoprinosine Info Sheet

What Is It Really?

Isoprinosine (inosine pranobex) is an old drug that has been extensively studied and used in many countries for herpes, genital warts, influenza, melanomas, other tumors, hepatitis B, and a rare brain inflammation in children caus...

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Ketotifen Info Sheet

What Is It Really?

Ketotifen is very safe antihistamine (like Seldane or Benadryl) used extensively in Europe to treat bronchial asthma and allergies. It is also being studied as a treatment for colitis. The PWA Health Group is importing ketotifen b...

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Memantine Info Sheet

What Is It?

Memantine is a derivative of the decades old anti-influenza drug amantadine. Memantine is used in Germany to treat Parkinson's disease, dementia in the elderly, and to speed the recovery of comatose patients. Memantine may also be useful...

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Peptide T Info Sheet

What Is It, Really?

Peptide T is a chain of 8 amino acids. These acids look like a portion of HIV's outer envelope. It is under investigation as a treatment for HIV-related neurological and constitutional symptoms. It is not approved anywhere in the...

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Roxithromycin Info Sheet

What Is It, Really?

Roxithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic. It is currently being sold by the PWA Health Group as a possible treatment for cryptosporidiosis, based on two small open-label studies. Cryptosporidiosis, a parasitic infection, often lea...

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Saccharomyces Boulardii Info Sheet

What Is It Really?

Saccharomyces boulardii (SB) is a live yeast packaged in capsules and sold over the counter in Europe to treat diarrhea. Studies suggest that SB protects the gut from amebas and cholera, may keep candida from spreading, alleviates...

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Thioctic Acid Info Sheet

What Is It, Really?

Thioctic acid, also known as alpha-lipoic acid, is a natural anti-oxidant which has been used for years in Europe because of it's ability to help maintain or restore liver health. It's strong anti-oxidant capabilities have been u...

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Albendazole Info Sheet

What is it?

Albendazole (Zentel) is an oral drug used to treat a variety of worm infections. It is related to mebendazole - a drug approved in the United States as Vermox. Albendazole is approved in several European and most Third World countries. T...