Riluzole

FDA Approved: * January 29, 2003
Pharm Company: * IMPAX LABS
Category: Neurological Disorders

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Riluzole Overview

Riluzole (marketed as Rilutek, Teglutik and TIGLUTIK) is a drug used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Riluzole delays the onset of ventilator-dependence or tracheostomy in selected patients and may increase survival by approximately two to three months.[2] Riluzole is available in a tablet and liquid form. The liquid formulation may be more suitable for patients with swallowing difficulties. Contents 1 Medical use 1.1 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1.2 Psychiatric u...

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riluzole for depression

anyone with experience using riluzole for treatment resistant depression ## Hello, Pance! How are you? I've not taken it, but I can tell you that case studies have shown that it may help with some mood and anxiety disorders, since it has been shown to have antidepressant properties. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, weakness and abdominal pain. Has your doctor recommended that you try it?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Riluzole
  • Suspension: 50mg/10ml
  • Tablet: 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Riluzole: (13 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0115-3000 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet by Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0179-0150 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0179-0217 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 0378-4145 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 42291-723 Riluzole 50 mg/1 Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Avkare, Inc.
  • 60505-3285 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet by Apotex Corp
  • 62756-538 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
  • 64980-191 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet by Rising Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 67877-286 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet by Ascend Laboratories, LLC
  • 68084-908 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by American Health Packaging
  • 68462-381 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet by Glenmark Generics Inc., USA
  • 69076-611 Riluzole 50 mg Oral Tablet by Quinn Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 70726-0303 Tiglutik Oral Suspension 5 mg/ml Oral Liquid by Itf Pharma, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Riluzole or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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riluzole for depression
anyone with experience using riluzole for treatment resistant depression ## Hello, Pance! How are you? I've not take... 1 reply






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