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  • n. An antifungal and antiprotozoal hydroxyquinoline drug, neurotoxic in large doses.

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  • n. drug used to treat certain fungal infection (as athlete's foot)


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  • He conducted a promising small clinical trial that indicated that a drug that binds metals, clioquinol, actually slows the progression of Alzheimer's.

    The Big "A"

  • Entero-Vioform (clioquinol) has disappeared from the US pharmaceutical scene, to my knowledge in the late 70's:

    We are in Mexico and my husband is ill

  • Clinical trials showed that clioquinol had no value as a diarrhea-preventative measure (a popular application).

    We are in Mexico and my husband is ill

  • To this date literature remains rife with mentions of potential adverse neurological effects from clioquinol, particularly in the context of warning travelers that it is still available in some countries but that (a) it isn't effective as a diarrhea preventative and (b) there is a risk of adverse neurological effects, particularly related to vision.

    We are in Mexico and my husband is ill

  • In the 1960's clioquinol was implicated in an epidemic of subacute myelo-optic neuropathy in Japan.

    We are in Mexico and my husband is ill

  • For example, diarrhea medicines containing clioquinol caused thousands of cases of blindness and paralysis in Japan.

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  • "Examples of the tragedies caused by the scientific fraud that is vivisection include thalidomide and roaccutane which caused horrific birth deformities, clioquinol which causes blindness in humans, and the sleeping tablet halcion which caused serious mental disturbances," Miller, a zoology honours graduate, said.

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  • Use with Can Tramadol Be Detected In Urine in abstracts with a hispanic clioquinol of mi or constant angina.


  • In fact, studies in animals and early, short-term clinical trials of zinc-ionophore drugs including clioquinol and PBT2 in people with Alzheimer's disease have so far produced promising results.

    R&D Mag - News

  • All the evidence I could find supports that high doses of clioquinol cause SMON; I cannot find evidence that every administration has.

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