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FDA should give CFS patients access to Ampligen!

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An estimated 4 million US citizens and 20 million worldwide are suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or CFS/ME[CDC, CFIDS]. It's a life-threatening illness, as debilitating as MS[CDC]. There is no cure and no FDA-approved drug treatment.

Rintatolimod(Ampligen) has been undergoing FDA trials for over two decades and has benefited a great number of patients to no end and without ill effect.

An FDA Advisory Committee has recently seen fit to block marketing of Ampligen, even though they voted it safe for approval. Instead of encouraging drug companies to pinpoint the subset(s) of people who respond so well, theyexpect sponsors to attract millions of dollars without a return.Ampligen is safe and has been available in places like Canada and Brussels for 17 years.There is no alternative.

We urge the FDA toApprove Ampligen now.

Thanks to the efforts of people like patient/advocate Mr. Robert Miller, the FDA is inviting patients to attend its ME/CFS Stakeholder Workshopon April 25 and 26, 2013.

Find out how you can help herehttps://twitter.com/bobmiller42and show your support bysigning this petition. Share it with your friends and let the FDA know they too should hear us loud and clear: Let ME/CFS patients decide!

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  • jEANNIE OLEARY
    jEANNIE OLEARY United States, Portland
    Sep 30, 2016
    Sep 30, 2016
    I AM SEVERELY ILL FOR OVER THIRTY YEARS. PLEASE HELP ME!!!!!!
  • Ali Ezzarrai
    Ali Ezzarrai Netherlands, Den Haag
    Sep 09, 2016
    Sep 09, 2016
    FDA
    Proof that You have a hart
  • Annita Beauchamp
    Annita Beauchamp United States, Delmar
    Sep 04, 2016
    Sep 04, 2016
    Please, please approve this drug. I am a bed ridden mother who is watching her child grow up through tears. I cannot participate in his life at all. There have been many drugs approved by the FDA with little testing. Hence all of the lawsuits you hear about in the media. This drug has been tested with no serious reactions. Let the ME/CFS community decide if it's effective for us. I believe if one of the big drug companies had developed it we wouldn't be going through this. You are stealing people's lives!
  • Marvin Cohen
    Marvin Cohen United States, Chicago
    Aug 29, 2016
    Aug 29, 2016
    CFS sufferer's lives are destroyed or are being destroyed by this disease. We need fast approval!
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