Could existing common medications help restore myelin in MS?

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Could existing common medications help restore myelin in MS?

Postby MSUK » Mon Jul 07, 2014 12:55 am

Could existing common medications help restore myelin in MS patients?

A common cold treatment and seven other drugs already approved for other conditions could help restore a protective coating eroded around neurons in multiple sclerosis patients, according to researchers led by a team at the University of California, San Francisco.

UCSF is spearheading a 50-patient clinical trial of the most promising drug — an over-the-counter antihistamine branded by Novartis as Tavist — that is expected to be completed by the end of the year...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/emergingtherapies
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Postby ribeye » Mon Jul 07, 2014 5:46 pm

I took tavist years ago for allergies. Didn't know it was still around. Would be cool if it helps.
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