Type of interventionDetail (NP, non-proprietary)DoseAnnual cost (£)*
SSRIFluoxetine (Prozac)20 mg/day201
ThyroxineLevothyroxine (NP)25 μg/day12
TricyclicAmitriptyline (NP)25 mg/day13
Skeletal muscle relaxant/antispasmodicDiazepam (NP)2 mg/day12
Baclofen (NP)10 mg/day10
Clonazepam (Rivotril)500 μg/day14
*

Data sourced from the BNF (2006)

From: 6, Management

Cover of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (or Encephalopathy)
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NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 53.
National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care (UK).
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