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Metrifonate

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Overview

Name: Metrifonate
Synonyms: trichlorfon
Therapy Type: Small Molecule (timeline)
Target Type: Cholinergic System (timeline)
Condition(s): Alzheimer's Disease
U.S. FDA Status: Alzheimer's Disease (Discontinued)
Approved for: None

Background

 

Metrifonate is a long-acting irreversible cholinesterase inhibitor. It was originally used to treat schistosomiasis.

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