How is ALS treated?

Present treatment of ALS includes one drug, riluzole (Rilutek©) and is aimed at symptomatic relief, prevention of complications and maintenance of maximum optimal function and optimal quality of life. Most of this, in the later stages, requires substantial physical caregiving. Click here for more information on Rilutek.

Symptomatic Treatment of ALS
A presentation prepared for healthcare professionals, people living with
ALS and their families, focusing on symptom management and what can be done to help people living with ALS be more independent, live longer and have a good quality of life. Click here to view this presentation.