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.
is the only effective drug; it extends survival by a few months, but it has limited clinical benefits (6).
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.
for the treatment of acute traumatic spinal cord injury: rationale for and design of the NACTN Phase I Clinical Trial.
Neuroprotective effects of riluzole
in ALS CSF toxicity.
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 .
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
Por todo ello no podia adquirir el medicamento que le fuera recetado: la droga Riluzole
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