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In April 2001, the scientists published research on a different chemical version of the medicine called tenofovir alafenamide fumarate, or TAF.
That medicine — called tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, or simply TDF — was approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration in October 2001.
The work centers on a drug, dimethyl fumarate, that has already received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for multiple sclerosis.
The Lancet noted that the ReBuild trial used a higher dose of clemastine fumarate than is used to treat allergies.
Researchers think that another drug already in use, the over-the-counter allergy drug clemastine fumarate, brand name Tavis, may be able to repair damaged myelin and help MS patients keep their mobility.
The pill also contains lamivudine, an older but still effective drug, and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, another modern drug whose inclusion years ago in drug cocktails for poor countries lowered the risk of side effects and resistance.
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