Riluzole

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HappyPhysicist's Riluzole History (Stopped)
100 mg Daily Jan 24, 2011 - Apr 15, 2012
Stopped Did not seem to work Apr 15, 2012

HappyPhysicist's Riluzole is for…

  • ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis)

HappyPhysicist has not reported any side effects for Riluzole.

Evaluations


Apr 15, 2012

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Feb 4, 2011

  • Perceived effectiveness for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Scheduled to take 2 hours after last meal and one hour before. 11 am and 11 pm seems to be the perfect time for that. Set my phone to remind me.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

About Riluzole (Prescription Drug)

Riluzole is the first drug to be approved for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Riluzole, available as Rilutek®, does not cure ALS or improve symptoms, but may extend survival or the time to tracheostomy.

Learn more about Riluzole in our Riluzole Community Report.