riluzole

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What is riluzole?

Rilutek 50 mg Tab
Drug Name: RILUZOLE - ORAL
Other Brand Names: Rilutek
Uses: This medication is used to treat a certain type of nerve disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also commonly called Lou Gehrig's disease). Riluzole helps to slow down the worsening of this disease and prolong survival. However, it is not a cure for ALS, and it does not reverse nerve damage or muscle weakness. Riluzole is thought to work by protecting the nerves in the brain and spinal cord from too much of a natural substance called glutamate that may be part of the cause of nerve damage.
Posts on riluzole (35)
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Posted By bob on April 25, 1998 at 22:37:25: If they have not ruled out ALS,...
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Ok I have heard alot of controversy about how long Riluzole lasts after discontinuation, ho...
Im 23 and I take Riluzole for treatment-resistant OCD. Riluzole is the only thing I take. I...
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