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Gilenya vs. Low Dose Naltrexone for MS

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Fingolimod (International Nonproprietary Name, codenamed FTY720, trade name Gilenya) is an Immunomodulating drug. In 2010 and 2011 it was approved for treating multiple sclerosis in USA/Russia and Europe/Canada/Australia respectively... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Quinn
January 14, 2014
Quinn wrote
Seems like I cant tolerate LDN because of my histamine intolerance
One LDN research docs writes this. Dr. J. McCandless writes...

There is a phenomenon that happens to some people that as the immune system is shifting (usually from T2 to T1) right after starting LDN, the immune system drops and people get an infection, cold, flu, cold sore, etc. which is usually short lived. Candida tends to overgrow or a virus will flare up. These infections are usually short-lived...
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November 16, 2013
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Naltrexone Low Dose liquid
Rather than blaming the Naltrexone, which it might be, I would think more likely your body (including your brain) reacting/adjusting itself to the non narcotic condition it finds itself now. Ntx works by inhibiting "pleasure seeking" centers in the body. It also inhibits endorphin production while active which may be having an effect on anger control or something like that.

Presumably you are taking a 50 mg dose. Talk to your doctor about reducing the dose and see if that helps. It may well b
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What patients are saying about Gilenya vs. Low Dose Naltrexone

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I started taking Gilenya 10 days ago. My neurologis...
I've been taking LDN since mid-2009. I started taking Gilenya 10 days ago. My neurologis was aware of the LDN, and said it wasn't a ...aware of the LDN and says it's not a problem. I haven't wor...
me. I currently take Gilenya and know my neuro wouldn't...
...a try. LDN isn't any option for me. I currently take Gilenya and know my neuro wouldn't go fo...
25 years she is on Gilenya and found good improvements I am...
...that because i have SPMS he dosen't want ...m.s 25 years she is on Gilenya and found good improvements I am only using LDN drug for my m.s ...get the script for Gilenya I tried both AMPYRA fo...
to take it alongside the Fingolimod. Does anyone know...
Fingolimod and LDN Hi All I've just had ...has recommended that I start on Fingolimod. I haven't started taking LDN yet but was hoping to take it alongside the Fingolimod. Does anyone know i...
to take it alongside the Fingolimod. Does anyone know...
...that I start on Fingolimod. I haven't started taking LDN yet but was hoping to take it alongside the Fingolimod. Does anyone...
currently take LDN because it never helped me. I may want...
...while, possibly on Gilenya some time after. I dont currently take LDN because it never helped me. I may ...it though. Is it ok to take LDN as well as Tysabri? Or LDN as well as Gilenya? Tha...
been doing alot of research on LDN and it sounds really good...
LDN plus Fingolimod? I'm hoping the FDA will approve the use of fingolimod (new oral medication) for MS soon. I've been doing alot of research on LDN and it sounds really good too. My thinking is...
expected . I currently take gilenya , doing ok on this but...
Ldn Hi everyone , hope we ...all keeping well as expected . I currently take gilenya , doing ok on this but I'm soooo ...quickly . I've been reading a little into taking LDN and would love to gi...
ago. I have started LDN. My Neuro refuses to prescribe...
...ago. I have started LDN. My Neuro refuses to prescribe Gilenya- he has had some bad reactions with a few ...issues shouldnt be on Gilenya, and Im one of those people.. Know anyone on LDN? Im s...
sugars/ and the start of ldn and ccsvi last march....
...sugars/ and the start of ldn and ccsvi last ...w/o crab drugs\", I began gilenya. I sure don't ...Is this rebound effect real? I'd love to stop the gilenya............again, I left my cryst...
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