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What is Radicava used to treat?

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Official Answer by Drugs.com 5 Jul 2017

In May 2017, the FDA approved Radicava (edaravone) for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. ALS is a rare disease that kills the nerve cells that control voluntary muscles, and most people die from respiratory failure. Radicava is a free radical scavenger that relieves oxidative stress and may affect progression of ALS.

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