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Clinical experience with Cerebrolysin®

  • William Molloy
  • T. I. Standish
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Abstract

Cerebrolysin® is a peptidergic drug which displays neurotrophic action in various animal models. It is used for the treatment of dementia and in this report we provide evidence for the long-term clinical efficacy of Cerebrolysin® in Alzheimer’s disease. This evidence is based on our clinical experience with Cerebrolysin®, stemming from our participation in a double- blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, a compassionate use programme initiated thereafter, and a PET study. Our data suggests, that Cerebrolysin® is a safe and effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and that repeat treatments may maintain function in patients over the long-term.

Keywords

Nerve Growth Factor MMSE Score Growth Factor Peptide Nootropic Drug Septal Cholinergic Neuron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Molloy
    • 1
  • T. I. Standish
    • 2
  1. 1.Geriatric Research GroupMcMaster University Department of MedicineHamiltonCanada
  2. 2.Geriatric Clinics, Ground Floor, 40 WingHenderson HospitalHamilton (Ontario)Canada

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