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Is there a herbal treatment for familial mediterranean fever?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology

In brief: Apparently not.

The treatment for this disease is mainly analgesics and nsaids like diclofenac.
Colchicine, a drug mainly used in gout, decreases attack frequency in patients, and adding Anakinra to the Colchicine regimen is successful in cases resistant to Colchicine therapy alone.

In brief: Apparently not.

The treatment for this disease is mainly analgesics and nsaids like diclofenac.
Colchicine, a drug mainly used in gout, decreases attack frequency in patients, and adding Anakinra to the Colchicine regimen is successful in cases resistant to Colchicine therapy alone.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Yes

Colchicine, the mainstay of fmf treatment, is an herb -- from the beautiful crocus plant.
It staves off or averts the dreadful, common, and invariably fatal complication of amyloidosis, which is the real danger of fmf. We are fortunate that mother nature has provided something this helpful. Best wishes to you for a fine question.

In brief: Yes

Colchicine, the mainstay of fmf treatment, is an herb -- from the beautiful crocus plant.
It staves off or averts the dreadful, common, and invariably fatal complication of amyloidosis, which is the real danger of fmf. We are fortunate that mother nature has provided something this helpful. Best wishes to you for a fine question.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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