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Thursday 23 April 2009
The reports says that a “preliminary study shows that low-dose naltrexone may be an effective, low-cost treatment for Fibromyalgia.”
Elsewhere, Maija Haavisto, a Finnish ME/CFS patient, has taken low-
There’s also a website detailing low-dose naltrexone research around the world:
Even the US TV media has reported on it:
Unfortunately for Australians with ME/CFS/Fibromyalgia who wish to trial it, naltrexone – low-dose or otherwise – is currently prescribed solely at the discretion of the consulting doctor.
However, if further international trials strengthen the case for the use of naltrexone in people with ME/CFS/Fibromyalgia then maybe a few brave souls in Australia can start lobbying the appropriate authorities.
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