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Do you have any information on nilotinib?

I put in search "nilotinib" and came up with NOTHING. How can you possibly have left this out if you are what you purport to be... a place to learn about Parkinson's disease and its cure?

  1. Thanks for your question, FrankMundo.

    The use of low doses of nilotinib is being investigated for use for Parkinson's, Alzheimer's disease, ALS, dementia, and Huntington's disease. But it has not yet been approved for use in any of those conditions to date, including Parkinson's. It's currently in a Phase II clinical trial. If you're interested to learn more about the different phases of clinical trials, you can check out this article:

    While we do have articles about approved treatments for Parkinson's disease, we are sometimes slower to catch up on the new and emerging clinical trials! 😀

    I'll be sure to bring your question back to our editorial team so we can get information on this exciting research up on the website! - Kate, Team Member

    1. The conclusion and relevance of clinical trials have resulted in the discontinuation for treatment of PD according to the NIH. I was interested in learning more as I had never heard of it as a treatment. Thea DeStephano Community Team Member

      1. Does anybody use it Therapy using multi vitamin lie magnesium., vitamin c, and vitamin b and NAD ( amino acid

        1. You have asked an interesting question about supplements for treating Parkinson's. The product of magnesium threonate penetrates the blood-brain barrier and is quite an elixir for the brain. Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant and has been reported to help in PD. There are several B vitamins, B1, B2, B6, B9, and B12, and they all have roles in nutritional biochemistry. These B vitamins all have particular roles in keeping the brain healthy. You can search for the term "Complementary & Alternative Medicine." The belief here is to use supplements that can repair and promote good brain health and keep alive the remaining dopaminergic neurons that are needed to produce dopamine. I will stop here because there are a lot of people who are interested in this field of therapy. Carefully spend time doing an internet search linked to Parkinson's, and a wealth of information will be found, But with anything new, this is the time to talk with your Neurologist about such supplements because they should have an opinion about using them to treat Parkinson's. FrankC for the PD@net Team.

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