The APA Task Force identified D-cycloserine
as one of only two molecules currently on the research horizon that shows promise for repeated administration in the treatment of depression via modulation of the NMDA receptor.
WASHINGTON -- The use of D-cycloserine
has promise as a way to augment the beneficial effects of virtual reality therapy of posttraumatic stress disorder, results of two recently published studies show.
(CAS 68-41-7) Market Research Report 2012 presents comprehensive data on d-cycloserine
markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.
The medication used, D-Cycloserine
, originally was developed to treat tuberculosis, but previous studies showed, by chance, that it might change social behavior.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Findings of a new study suggested that D-cycloserine
, a memory boosting medication previously used in the lab to treat fear and anxiety disorders, could help an addict resist drugs even when confronted with drug-related cues outside of rehab.
The drug, an antibiotic called D-Cycloserine
, reduces chronic-pain-like symptoms in rats.
Researchers are using the antibiotic d-cycloserine
(DCS), which is thought to boost the effectiveness of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT).
Atlanta, GA) signed a licensing agreement with Therapade Technologies LLC, a drug development company founded by researchers at the Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta, GA) and the College of William and Mary (Wlliamsburg, VA), for worldwide rights to develop and commercialize D-cycloserine
and related compounds for the treatment of numerous anxiety-related disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as other afflictions exacerbated by anxiety.
Once field testing is complete, participants in the Iraq war veteran study will take D-cycloserine
(Seromycin), alprazolam (Xanax), or a placebo before each virtual reality exposure "to see how they do," Dr.
Further, the use of NMDAR glycine site agonists such as glycine, D-serine, or D-cycloserine
in clinical trials has demonstrated some efficacy in ameliorating the negative symptoms and cognitive disabilities in schizophrenics (Coyle and Tsai 2004a, 2004b).
Scientists believe D-cycloserine
, a drug used to treat TB, can cure many of our irrational fears.