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hezzer926
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   Posted 2/16/2009 4:39 PM (GMT -7)   
what do people eat when taking mepron? I know you're supposed to have something fatty but most things I think of are dairy which I'm not supposed to have..

ticker
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   Posted 2/16/2009 5:25 PM (GMT -7)   
hezzer926, I think peanut butter is one thing you can have with Mepron.
 

IH8Ticks
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   Posted 2/17/2009 3:34 PM (GMT -7)   
Bread dipped in olive oil is great for washing the Mepron out of your mouth. The way is coats everything is gross.

elle03
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Date Joined Feb 2009
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   Posted 2/20/2009 8:39 PM (GMT -7)   
Hey All... I am new here, but certainly not to Lyme and its co-infections. I am currently on my 3rd - 30 day round of Mepron and have been having the "what to eat" battle since I started it. I've gained a ton of weight being sick and having had a serious B12 complication so I wasn't too excited to hear about having to eat fat with Mepron. Anyways - olive oil is good, I usually try to make veggies or pasta with that in the evening and in the AM I make a protein shake with fish oil.

ticker
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   Posted 2/22/2009 10:24 AM (GMT -7)   

Hi elle03, welcome to the board!

How long have you been sick?  Do you have other co-infections?  Which antibiotic are you taking with the Mepron?  Babesiosis treatment can be tough.  Are you having herxes from it?  I always did.

Lyme and hormone problems can cause weight gain.  Have you had your thyroid and hormone levels checked?

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