What Are The Uses Of Edaravone?
Edaravone, an intravenous drug, is used for treating:
- Recovery after stroke (when cells die due to poor blood circulation in brain)
- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease which results in the death of neurones responsible for control of voluntary muscles.
What Are The Side Effects Of Edaravone?
Some of the common side effects of Edaravone are:
- Bruising, eczema, skin inflammation
- Gait disturbances
- Fungal skin infections
- Problems breathing
- Excess sugar in urine
What Are The Contraindications Of Edaravone?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Renal insufficiency (mild to moderate)
- Hepatic failure
- Cardiac disorders