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  1. Riluzole is used to slow the progress of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease). The ... Riluzole comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It usually is taken twice a day, every ...
  2. ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... approved the first drug treatment for the disease—riluzole (Rilutek)—in 1995. Riluzole is believed to reduce damage to motor neurons ... glutamate. Clinical trials with ALS patients showed that riluzole prolongs survival by several months, mainly in those ...
  3. ... with this combination.Talk with your health provider.Riluzole (Rilutek)The body breaks down riluzole (Rilutek) to get rid of it. Drinking green ... can decrease how quickly the body breaks down riluzole (Rilutek) and increase the effects and side effects ...
  4. ... with this combination.Talk with your health provider.Riluzole (Rilutek)The body breaks down riluzole (Rilutek) to get rid of it. Drinking black ... can decrease how quickly the body breaks down riluzole (Rilutek) and increase the effects and side effects ...
  5. Pregnancy and Childbirth with Neuromuscular Disease (Muscular Dystrophy Association) - PDF  
    ... high doses of quinine during the first trimester. riluzole (Rilutek) amyotrophic lateral sclerosis • There are no adequate ... in pregnant women. • At higher-than-normal doses, riluzole impaired fertility when adminis- tered to male and ...
  6. ... no known cure for ALS. A medicine called riluzole helps slow down the symptoms and helps people ...
  7. What Is ALS? (ALS Association)  
    ... disease. There is currently one FDA approved drug, riluzole, that modestly slows the progression of ALS in ...
  8. Who Gets ALS? (ALS Association)  
    ... at least partially due to clinical management interventions, riluzole and possibly other compounds and drugs under investigation. ...
  9. Motor Neuron Diseases From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    ... while maintaining their quality of life. The drug riluzole (Rilutek®), which as of this date is the ...
  10. ... glutamate release, and prolongs life approximately three months. Riluzole is the generic name of Rilutek. RNA A ...
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