Re: Andy: DMSA/ALA Dosage
- --- In Autism-Mercury@y..., mgen27@e... wrote:
> My child is 6, weighs 62 lbs. In DMSA, I have 50mg and 25mg
> on hand. In ALA, I have 25mg capsules. I will be chelating withI don't know. I'd try 25 and 25 to start, and lower it if the side
> DMSA/ALA every 3 hours, day and night.
> Which is better, DMSA 50mg + ALA 25mg, or DMSA 25mg and ALA 25mg?
effects are too much. Sheldon is about that size and he does 25 and
12.5 because at 25 and 25 he went too wild.
> I could also give her DMSA 25mg and pour out about half of the ALAIt is close enough.
> capsule. This method may not result in an axact amount each time,
> My daughter did very well on DMSA 50mg, q4, 3/4, 9 rounds, ifthat's
> an indication of anything. Strict supplement protocol, per yourof
> You said in one of your posts that there is a greater probability
> side effects on DMSA/ALA than on DMSA alone. How would parentsknow
> if the side effects are "normal" and transient or if the dosageneeds
> to be adjusted or that something else is wrong?If the negative effects last more than one day after you stop the
chelators, it is too much. Otherwise it is too much if you think the
kid is suffering too much, or if the kid is so wild that YOU are
suffering too much.
> Many thanks again.