Riluzole

What is Riluzole?

Riluzole (Rilutek) is a drug used to slow the progress of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease).

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would the medicine gammunex c help someone that has been diagnosed as a slight lou gehrigs disease?

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Brief Answer:
Gamunex would not help XXXXXXX Gehrig's disease

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Thank you for posting your query.

Gamunex (immunoglobulin)...

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I am on riluzole for anxiety . what are some of the side effects and how long does it take for this drug to...

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Brief Answer:
Riluzole for use in anxiety.

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Riluzole is basically an approved drug for use in...

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my relative is suffering from MND for 3 year, doctore says there is no curable treatment in india, simple one tablet is provided by the govt of...

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MND is a motor neuron disease and unfortunately there is not much medical treatment available. You...

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