Tamoxifen

A drug that is already out there and can help repair Myelin. We don’t have time to wait. I urge all to write to MS Foundation, FDA everyone and anyone. I don’t know about you, but I do not have time to wait, waste and waste away.  Please promote and sign.

Tamoxifen (brand name, Nolvadex), a widely used treatment for breast cancer, can also be used to treat myelin loss in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study suggests.

“The finding, by a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge, U.K., was published in a study titled “Tamoxifen accelerates the repair of demyelinated lesions in the central nervous system” in the journal Scientific Reports.

Researchers used both  in vitro cultures and a mouse model with reduced levels of myelin to analyze how six existing drugs might effect the repair and recovery of cells able to produce myelin, called oligodendrocytes.”

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Author: msblogbank

MS Advocate for Change

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