Approved drugs are to be studied for use in Alzheimer’s disease

Source: BMJ

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Date of publication: September 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: “Many drugs that have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration could be repurposed or used off label to treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to reports from the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation conference in New Jersey.
The foundation is supporting 18 approved drugs in repurposing trials. This brings the total number of approved drugs that were being studied for use in treating Alzheimer’s disease in repurposing trials to at least 127, the foundation said.”

Length of publication: 1 page

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