ewizabeth wrote:Are these people who are getting the statins for MS only the ones with the high cholesterol?
ewizabeth wrote:Do they seem to be helping?
ewizabeth wrote:Are you taking a high dose? I think I read somewhere that the suggested dose for MS patients was pretty high, around 80 mg per day.
From what I understand, they are allowed while on the trial. Although if you weren't taking them before, and they work for you, it would make it hard to distinguish which is working.ewizabeth wrote:Now I'm starting in a new trial (for Tovaxin), so I know they're out of the question for me right now, ...
ewizabeth wrote:My neuro said there are trials for them near Chicago, but he isn't taking part. He said there were too many tests and record-keeping requirements for this particular trial, and he has a small office staff. It would be too much for them to keep up with the details.
CureOrBust wrote:Thats all well and good, but I hope he isnt using this as a reason to not prescribe and allow personal trials. I think you said that you previously asked your cardioligist for a script, not your neuro or GP.
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