Rheumatic Support

for Antibiotic Therapy

Articles & Studies

Articles

Articles on B12
   http://www.yourhealthbase.com/vitamin_B12.html

Why I prescribe Antibiotic therapy-Dr Mirkin
   http://www.drmirkin.com/morehealth/G221.html

Dr Gabe Mirkin on athritis
   http://www.drmirkin.com/joints/7989.htm

Bacterial infection as cause for Scleroderma BY Dr Alan Cantwell and Pat Ganger
   http://www.joimr.org/phorum/read.php?f=2&i=109&t=109

Prof. Garth Nicolson’s Dietary Considerations
   http://www.immed.org/publications/treatment_considerations/DietaryConsid.-01.6.28.html



Studies

Japanese study, DMARD resistant, 6 mos, 1 yr, minocycline only, 1998
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=10047718&dopt=Abstract

Study from May 2000 supporting minocycline use to decrease erosion
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=10830256&query_hl=19

T Cell effect with minocycline in 1995
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=8536384&query_hl=19

India study, 6 months, Doxycycline vs MTX 6 months, 2000
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11273473&dopt=Abstract

Tetracyclines and Pulmonary Inflammation
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10402069?ordinalpos=2&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

This is an interesting 2003 study showing great efficacy in AP
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=14528503&query_hl=19

ODell… Plaquenil vs Minocycline
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=11665963&query_hl=12

London study. Tetracycline plus clindamycin vs no treatment, 1 year, DMARD resistant, 2006
   http://www.jrheum.com/abstracts/abstracts06/224.html

Detection Of Mycoplasma in the Blood of RA Patients
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10402069?ordinalpos=2&itool=EntrezSystem2.PEntrez.Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum

Chinese, Minocycline + unspecified DMARD, DMARD resistant before study, 1998
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11665963&dopt=Abstract

Israeli study, DMARD resistant, 48 weeks, minocycline only. Limited data, 1992
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=1334514&dopt=Abstract

Here is the MIRA 1995 at…
   http://www.niams.nih.gov/ne/press/1995/01_14.htm

1997 O’Dell proves minocycline more effective then placebo
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=9153544&query_hl=19

ODell Mar 1999 supporting minocycline use in treatment of RA
   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=10193682&query_hl=19