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Dapsone Resurrected For Chronic Urticaria - Article


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#1 pricklypear1971

 
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 07:31 AM

This was in my inbox this morning.

Would take further reading to find out if test subjects were screened for DH or Celiac.

 

Apparently, I can't link to the article without going into my personal account.... so, here's the info. Go to Medscape http://www.medscape.com and get a free account, and you can read it.

 

 

Dapsone Resurrected for Chronic Urticaria

Kate Johnson

Mar 06, 2013


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Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today. ~ Mark Twain

Probable Endometriosis, in remission from childbirth since 2002.
Hashimoto's DX 2005.
Gluten-Free since 6/2011.
DH (and therefore Celiac) dx from ND
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Responsive to iodine withdrawal for DH (see quote, above).

Genetic tests reveal half DQ2, half DQ8 - I'm a weird bird!

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#2 squirmingitch

 
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 04:49 PM

Can't access it prickly. It says we have to have a password ---- yours. Can you copy & paste it for us please?


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Self diagnosed dh Sept. 2011~~~ confirmed dx July 18, 2012
Gluten free Dec. 2011
Soy free Dec. 2011
Hubs self diagnosed dh March 30, 2012
Hubs gluten free March 30, 2012

Summer 2013 We both have added back a little soy which is near unavoidable & we are doing okay with that small amount.

 


#3 pricklypear1971

 
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 05:00 PM

Can't access it prickly. It says we have to have a password ---- yours. Can you copy & paste it for us please?

Apparently, I can't link to it without using my personal account. Sigh. Medscape is free and open to all. I included the title and author. Some days....


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Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today. ~ Mark Twain

Probable Endometriosis, in remission from childbirth since 2002.
Hashimoto's DX 2005.
Gluten-Free since 6/2011.
DH (and therefore Celiac) dx from ND
.
Responsive to iodine withdrawal for DH (see quote, above).

Genetic tests reveal half DQ2, half DQ8 - I'm a weird bird!

#4 squirmingitch

 
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 05:45 PM

OH! I didn't know Medscape was free. Thanks!


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Self diagnosed dh Sept. 2011~~~ confirmed dx July 18, 2012
Gluten free Dec. 2011
Soy free Dec. 2011
Hubs self diagnosed dh March 30, 2012
Hubs gluten free March 30, 2012

Summer 2013 We both have added back a little soy which is near unavoidable & we are doing okay with that small amount.

 


#5 squirmingitch

 
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 05:48 PM

No, they were not tested for celiac disease.

An excerpt:

 

Before starting therapy with dapsone, patients underwent
the following laboratory assessment: full blood cell count
(including differential white blood cell count, platelet and
reticulocyte count), liver and renal function tests, urinalysis
and glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase levels. Full blood cell
count was repeated 2 weeks after initiation of therapy and then
every 4–6 weeks.

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Self diagnosed dh Sept. 2011~~~ confirmed dx July 18, 2012
Gluten free Dec. 2011
Soy free Dec. 2011
Hubs self diagnosed dh March 30, 2012
Hubs gluten free March 30, 2012

Summer 2013 We both have added back a little soy which is near unavoidable & we are doing okay with that small amount.

 


#6 pricklypear1971

 
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 06:13 PM

I wonder about sample bias. Were they ever screened for DH or Celiac prior to being admitted to the study?

You generally don't get to chronic urticaria without a few doctor visits. What was ruled out?
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Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today. ~ Mark Twain

Probable Endometriosis, in remission from childbirth since 2002.
Hashimoto's DX 2005.
Gluten-Free since 6/2011.
DH (and therefore Celiac) dx from ND
.
Responsive to iodine withdrawal for DH (see quote, above).

Genetic tests reveal half DQ2, half DQ8 - I'm a weird bird!

#7 squirmingitch

 
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Posted 21 April 2013 - 06:22 PM

They don't say. And the study was on;y done on 11 people. I kind of don't like studies involving so few people.


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Self diagnosed dh Sept. 2011~~~ confirmed dx July 18, 2012
Gluten free Dec. 2011
Soy free Dec. 2011
Hubs self diagnosed dh March 30, 2012
Hubs gluten free March 30, 2012

Summer 2013 We both have added back a little soy which is near unavoidable & we are doing okay with that small amount.

 





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