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Riluzole, Rilutek


Rilutek (riluzole) is a member of the benzothiazole class.


benzothiazole, antiglutamate


Rilutek is indicated for the treatment of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Side Effects

The most commonly observed AEs associated with the use of RILUTEK more frequently than placebo treated patients, were: asthenia, nausea, dizziness, decreased lung function, diarrhea, abdominal pain, pneumonia, vomiting, vertigo, circumoral paresthesia, anorexia, and somnolence. Asthenia, nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, anorexia, vertigo, somnolence, and circumoral paresthesia were dose related.

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions




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