Treatment of Refractory Schizophrenia With Riluzole
Diseases and Conditions Researched
What is the purpose of this trial?
The proposed study would evaluate the benefits of riluzole add-on treatment to patients with schizophrenia who are already receiving medications, but still experience symptoms. Neuroprotective medication riluzole is currently approved for treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease), a severe neurological illness. Due to its unique mechanism of action, riluzole, if effective in helping the symptoms of schizophrenia, would open novel directions in treatment of schizophrenia.
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|Sponsors:||Stanley Medical Research Institute; Yale University|
|Dates:||September 8, 2006|
|Last Updated:||Jan 20, 2009|
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