The present invention relates to compositions and methods for the prophylaxis or treatment of deficiencies in essential amino acid absorption and metabolism and/or of a pathology or symptom associated there with. In particular the invention concerns the treatment and/or prevention of ADHD, ADD and autism spectrum disorders. The present inventors have developed a method for prophylaxis or treatment of such symptoms and/or pathologies associated with a deficiency in essential amino acid absorption and/or metabolism, which method, stated generally, relies on the administration of nicotinamide, typically in a long-acting formulation so as to overcome the deficiencies of existing formulations, which have proven unsuitable for effective treatment.
|IPC||A61P 25/ 14 A I|
|Publication status||Published - 17-Jan-2013|