amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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Synonyms for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord

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Aquestive Therapeutics Inc reported on Wednesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) orphan drug designation for Riluzole Oral Soluble Film (riluzole OSF) for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Medication with riluzole should be initiated as early as possible.
A controlled trial of riluzole in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Meanwhile the glutamate regulator riluzole was found to have a function of decreasing Y-BOCS scores for patients with OCD when applied as a synergistic agent.
The patient was treated with riluzole and anti-dementia drugs.
Treatment with riluzole of ALS patients in clinical trials only elicited a three-month improvement of survival rate, with the subjects needing constant monitoring of liver damage and other side effects [64].
Currently there is no cure for this condition however specific drugs are present in the market to minimize the symptoms (for example: donepezil and memantine for Alzheimer's disease, L-dopa for Parkinson's, riluzole for ALS).
Por todo ello no podia adquirir el medicamento que le fuera recetado: la droga Riluzole (100 mg.
National Institute for Clinical Excellence Guidance on the use of riluzole (Rilutek) for the treatment of motor neurone disease London: NICE, 2001 20.
He has also taken riluzole - the first and only drug licensed for the treatment of MND since day one.
There is no cure for ALS and only one FDA-approved drug, riluzole, which may only add a year to a patient's life span.
Houamed, Modulation of recombinant and native neuronal SK channels by the neuroprotective drug riluzole, Eur.