Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Axona, a new drug for Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's and dementia weekly
Axona is a new medical food product for the clinical dietary management of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's Disease (AD). Axona has been shown in randomized, placebo controlled clinical trials to safely improve cognitive function and memory in patients diagnosed with mild-to-moderate AD. It will be marketed as an adjunctive therapy to currently approved AD drugs. Axona will be administered under physician supervision and dispensed by prescription, in accordance with applicable FDA regulations.

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Nickname unavailable said...

We heard about this on the radio the other day. Interesting. I am going to ask my doctor about it. It is a "medical food" but available by prescription only. Helps the brain process glucose better.

cjgittens said...

What I want to know is why it is only safe for AD patients. Can't we take it now to prevent or delay the onset of AD?

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