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Table 3 Possible new AMD therapeutic agents and areas

Therapy

AMD type

Example

Potential advantages

Potential disadvantages

Statins7

Wet and dry

Lovastatin

Extensive clinical experience in heart disease patients; co-morbidity of heart disease and AMD

Oral delivery leading to systemic side effects

ACE inhibitors/AT2 antagonists7

Wet and dry

Losartan

Extensive clinical experience in heart disease patients; co-morbidity of heart disease and AMD

Oral delivery leading to systemic side effects

Neurotrophic factors89

Dry

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