Lyme disease is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi. The bacteria is transmitted through bites from an infected black-legged tick.
Medications that May Help for Lyme Disease:
Disulfiram is an FDA-approved drug that has been in use for over 50 years. Its approved use is to help alcoholic patients stay sober. Disulfiram is now being used and researched for the treatment of Lyme disease.
Recent research has found that disulfiram has been shown to have strong antibacterial properties and utilizing Disulfiram for Lyme Disease is now being researched and studied.
Disulfiram doses used for treating Lyme are generally lower than those used for treating alcohol dependency. This is where we can help. Peninsula Compounding Pharmacy can create lower doses of Disulfiram to fit your patient’s Lyme case.
Low Dose Naltrexone:
Low Dose Naltrexone ( LDN ), another of our offerings may also be beneficial for patients with Lyme Disease.