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Infectious Diseases

CJD and Quinacrine

06/04/2004

Question:

was also looking for info on treating CJD with Quinacrine. Do you have any of the statistics on that?

Answer:

Quinacrine has been given to small numbers of patients with CJD (Creutzfeld Jacob disease) but has not yet been evaluated in clinical trials (studies designed to determine whether or not medicines are safe and effective).

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Response by:

Amy Beth Kressel, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati