Saturday, August 8, 2015

Epilepsy Drug to Preserve Vision in MS Patients

From researchers out of the National Hospital For Neurology and Neurosurgery : 86 MS patient's with acute optic neuritis were given Dilantin or a placebo. On average, the patients that received Dilantin demonstrated 30% less damage to the nerve fiber layer compared to placebo recipients and the volume of the macula was 34% higher in the Dilantin group.
Stay tuned ...larger studies to follow.

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