Ibuprofen / Inflammation / Flagyl Pulse

Following the last discussion we had about Naproxen / Aleve as a COX-2 Inhibitor, Kim started taking Ibuprofen during pulse week and has just completed her first pulse week with Ibuprofen.  She took 400mg twice a day for the 7 day pulse.  She had a pretty easy pulse feeling somewhat more tired but not nearly as impacted as she had been in other pulses.

Then she stopped taking Ibuprofen on day 8 when she stopped taking Flagyl.

Beginning on day 8 and into day 9 (post-pulse day 2) she got more tired, more cold feeling, poopers, and just and overall "Day 6 of Flagyl" type feeling.  I suggested that Kim take some Ibuprofen, just a few minutes ago.  But, I hope someone can explain this to me.  Is it residual die-off?  Or is it suppressed die-off?  Delayed die-off?  Should she take less Ibuprofen during the pulse?  Has anyone experienced this?  Ken 

I can't explain it, but if it made her pulse easier, just keep on: pulsing doesn't have to make you feel bad!................Sarah

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Ken,

I believe reading that Jim K has taken ibuprofen along with Flagyl at bedtime to help ease symptoms of pulse before they ever get started. Image removed.

I've also read that Stratton recommends 200 mg 2/day for treating symptoms from CAP.  I only take it on occasion and each time I feel better and think "why didn't I take this sooner?" Image removed.

I don't know exactly how it works, but I'm sure it helps control inflammation due to cytokines so maybe Kim was nipping it in the bud like Jim was trying to do with his dosing.  

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Ken,

Maybe it would help to try to repeat the same thing next pulse?  

NAC 2.4g, Zith 250mg/MWF, mino 200mg, Tini 5day/1g/5 pulses, Valcyte
Supplements, CFIDS/FMS, Hashimoto's, Psoriasis, PA, IBS, Sec Addisons

Don't believe everything you think!  

Not strange at all, Ken. Fallout from a pulse can hit later after a few days from the end of a pulse or even up to two weeks later. Just depends when those infected cells die. Raven

Feeling 98% well-going for 100. Very low test for Cpn. CAP since 8-05 for Cpn/Mycoplasma P.,Lyme, Bartonella, Mold exposure,NAC,BHRT, MethyB12 FIR Sauna. 1-18-11 begin new treatment plan with naturopath

Thanks Raven.  It all makes sene, but I wanted to flush it out here.  I don't like to miss anything ...... and in this case I feel like I did.  I'm just hoping Kim will be able to recover for the boys basketball games tomorrow - she is the #1 Fan!  Ken

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