Riluzole

IUPAC name

6-(trifluoromethoxy)-1,3-benzothiazol-2-amine

CAS No.

1744-22-5

Molecular Weight

234.20 g·mol−1

Molecular Formula

C8H5F3N2OS

 

 

Mechanism Of Action:

Riluzole is an antiglutamate. motor neurons, made vulnerable through either genetic predisposition or environmental factors, are injured by glutamate so riluzole inhibits  glutamate release

Indication:

For the treatment of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)