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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. ... 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  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. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    ... approved the first drug treatment for ALS called riluzole. Scientists believe that riluzole reduces damage to motor neurons. It also prolongs ... months, mostly in patients who have trouble swallowing. Riluzole does not reverse the damage already done to ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. ... no known cure for ALS. A medicine called riluzole helps slow down the symptoms and lets you ...
  9. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    ... yet been found for ALS. However, the drug riluzole--the only prescribed drug approved by the Food ...
  10. What Is ALS? (ALS Association)  
    ... reverses ALS, there is one FDA approved drug, riluzole, that modestly slows the progression of ALS as ...
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