A combination of antiviral and anti-inflammatory drugs seems to be effective in the treatment of fibromyalgia and possibly ME and CFS

January 16, 2015

A Combination of Celecoxib and Famciclovir Is Efficacious in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia: Results of a Phase IIa Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study – ACR Abstracts

It is known that infections and other types of stressors are capable of triggering the development of FM.  We hypothesize that these stressors could be responsible for triggering a reactivation of latent herpesviruses, and that this reactivation could in turn lead to the central nervous system dysregulation seen in this condition.    The present study was designed to evaluate an anti-viral drug combination selected for activity against herpes class viruses.


Background to this study is on http://simmaronresearch.com/2013/12/big-antiviral-trial-era-fibromyalgia/


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