Medications for Gulf War Syndrome
Other names: Desert Storm Syndrome; Gulf War Illness; GWI; GWS; Persian Gulf Syndrome
Gulf War Syndrome is a cluster of health problems experienced by U.S. military personnel after serving in the Persian Gulf conflict of 1991; includes fatigue, musculoskeletal pain, headaches, dyspnea, memory loss, and diarrhea; thought to be related to exposure to low levels of neurotoxins, including sarin, pesticides, and pyridostigmine bromide (the latter supplied to troops as a protective anti-toxin).
Note: There are currently no drugs listed for "Gulf War Syndrome".
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