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trollface
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I'm sure we'd covered this before, but I can't find anything about it through searches.

The patent

The obligitory excitable spam mail

The company website

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seriously , everyone on here , just trys to give someone crap about something they do !! , its shitting me to tears.

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valee
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As soon as I spotten Dusenberg's name in the links, I knew we were dealing with fringe science. These hucksters tack "TETRASIL is currently sold without FDA approval as a no-claim product" in an effort to avoid the FDA approval process, and then make treatment claims for the product: "treat a variety of bacterial, viral, fungal and other skin conditions". Sorry, but any firm that doesn't want to prove that their product works and won't hurt me in the process doesn't get my business.
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SoToasty
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Wow,
This stuff is a miracle. It kills bacteria, fungus and viri. Amazing. When/where can I get some stock in the company. This cure-all should not be suppressed by the FDA. They should approve it NOW.

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Vivling
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Yes, nevermind testing the treatment and its claims for validity. NOW!

lil

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Shake it, take control
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valee
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Here's an idea: instead of clinical trials, let's have Xtreme Pharmaceuticals - a reality show where contestants with a range of conditions, from life threatening to minor, take an unidentified substance to see if it helps or hurts them.
Watch the bodybuilder's liver implode! Share the drama of the little old lady with arthritis as she realizes she'll never see her grandkids graduate. Jeer the male model with mild acne that winds up disfiguring himself.
There can be twists - when a drug is found that actually works, the contestant has to select their drug from several different sources - which is from an inspected US factory? - which is from an uninspected factory in China? - which was concocted in a garage in Arizona?
Call my agent! Call your attorney!

(The opinions above do not reflect rational thought, the opinion of the poster, or the opinion of the FDA)

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Kathy B
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The stuff is:
Chemical Names:(Common Name, Synonym, Trade Names)
CAS REG. NO. 1301-96-8
CAS REG. NO. 155645-89-9
DIVALENT SILVER OXIDE (SILVER II OXIDE)
SILDATE
SILVER OXIDE (AG4O4)
SILVER(II) OXIDE
TETRASILVER TETRAOXIDE (AG4O4)

It is legal to use it in the US--it has been registered since 1996 by the US EPA as a pesticide to disinfect swimming pools and hot tubs. You can buy it as SilSpa and SilDate. That means the registrant had to prove it controls bacteria in pools & spas, as the label claims. The label also talks about not drinking the stuff.

Controlling bacteria in water is a far cry from curing AIDS in people. I found a lot of good studies where silver oxide is being evaluated as a surface coating on medical devices, such as urinary catheters, and may be a good disinfectant for that.

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valee
I Saw Three Shipments


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So all that water I swallow while swimming is actually good for me?
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theloneabalone
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plus, you'll love that lovely silver patina on your face...

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num, me vexo?

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valee
I Saw Three Shipments


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I want everyone out there to send me their family silver so that they'll be protected from toxicity. Stirring your tea with a silver spoon has to give you an overdose. And as for the effects of being born with that silver spoon in your mouth...

Just doing my little bit for the health of all Americans...

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Cobra4J
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Claims like these are just plain evil- they play on our emotions- a hope for the "miracle cure" that is reasonably priced and available now.

Personally, when someone is creating a false miracle like this, I feel they should be aggressively pursued and persecuted.

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Devin
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I've used Tetrasil and it works. It's the best anti-fungal cream I've ever used. Athletes foot gone on day 2, and it never came back.

People who say the people making it are evil for making false claim and providing false hope know nothing.

There have been clinical trials regarding AIDS patients and Tetrasil does work as claimed.

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