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Edaravone slows progression of ALS when started early on


 

AT THE AAN 2016 ANNUAL MEETING

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Rounding out the set of trials was a small randomized placebo-controlled trial among 25 patients with more advanced ALS, done at the request of Japanese health authorities. Results showed that edaravone was safe in this population but had no clear benefit.

Dr. Palumbo disclosed that he is an employee of Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Development America, Inc. The trials were sponsored by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation.

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