More studies are needed to conclusively prove it, but it appears we may be getting close to a much needed treatment alternative: An easy-to-use MAO inhibitor antidepressant with an excellent side-effect
profile," said Bodkin.
According to attorney Paul Smith of Austin, Texas, another member of Julia Bishop's legal team, "Roche/Hoffmann-La Roche is negligent for manufacturing a drug they knew or should have known could cause depression, psychosis and suicide and failing to adequately test the drug to determine whether it had dangerous side-effects
Scarantino said that although the drug had a real impact on dry mouth symptoms, it did not have an effect on mucositis, another side-effect
of radiation treatment for head and neck cancer.
Based on these results, SOD enzyme mimetics may offer improved therapeutic options for end-stage cancer patients, with a greatly reduced side-effect
profile," said Daniela Salvemini, MetaPhore's Vice President and Director of Pharmacology.