Sulfasalazine questions

September 28, 2008 at 11:41 pm

[QUOTE=pjthomasset]I did positive for anti-GD1a that destroys myelin and axons.
I had 1/15000, really too high said the neuro, and got down to 1/5000 after 4 month taking sulfasalazine drug, 3000 mg/day.
I can not afford for ivig or Cellcept. and is not covered by health services here.[/QUOTE]
Hello. I read with interest that you are being treated with sulfasalazine. I tried to search for that drug and CIDP and cannot find any literature. Do you have any literature/articles about it being effective for CIDP? If so, I would be most interested in reading them. I have often wondered why antibiotics aren’t are first line treatment since CIDP is autoimmune, and autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis appear responsive to antibiotics. Thank you for any info. you may provide.