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Zinc Lozenges (/search/products.aspx?k=dptzinclozenges): Completely dissolve in
mouth one lozenge containing 18.75 mg of zinc acetate every two waking hours. Do not
exceed 8 lozenges daily, and do not use for more than three consecutive days.
Vitamin D (/search/products.aspx?k=dptvitamind3): If you don't already maintain a
blood level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D over 50 ng/mL, then take 50 000 IU of vitamin D
the first day and continue for three more days and slowly reduce the dose to around
5000 IU of vitamin D each day. If you already take around 5000 IU of vitamin D every
day, then you probably don't need to increase your intake.
Vitamin C (/search/products.aspx?k=dptvitaminc): 5000 – 20 000 mg daily
Beta-glucan (/search/products.aspx?k=dptBetaGlucan): 100 mg daily (increase up
to 600 mg as needed)
Andrographis paniculata extract (/search/products.aspx?k=dptAndrographis): 25
mg daily (increase up to 150 mg as needed)
Dehydroepiandrosterone (/search/products.aspx?k=dptdhea) (DHEA): 200 – 400
mg early in the day
Melatonin (/search/products.aspx?k=dptmelatonin): 3 – 50 mg at bedtime
Astragalus membranaceus (/search/products.aspx?k=dptastragalus) (std. to 0.4%
[1.8 mg] 4'-hydroxy-3'-methoxyisoflavone 7): 450 mg daily
Elderberry (/search/products.aspx?k=dptblackelder): 2400 – 4800 mg daily or 1 – 4
tablespoons daily
High-Allicin garlic (/search/products.aspx?k=dptgarlic): 9000 – 18 000 mg daily
Aged garlic extract (/search/products.aspx?k=dptagedgarlic): 3600 mg daily
Lactoferrin (/search/products.aspx?k=dptlactoferrin): 1200 mg daily
Probiotics (/search/products.aspx?k=dptprobiotics): Per label instructions
Echinacea (/search/products.aspx?k=dptEchinacea) (std. to 3.84% echinacosides
[9.6 mg]): 250 – 500 mg daily
N-acetyl cysteine (/search/products.aspx?k=dptnacetyl): at least 600 mg with each
dose of acetaminophen
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embark on any dietary, drug, exercise, or other lifestyle change intended to prevent or treat a
specific disease or condition should first consult with and seek clearance from a physician or
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adverse effects resulting from the use of the information contained herein.
The protocols raise many issues that are subject to change as new data emerge. None of our
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