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Motor neurone disease - Riluzole - Nice TAG TA20

1.1 Riluzole is recommended for the treatment of individuals with the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) form of Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

1.2 Riluzole therapy should be initiated by a neurological specialist with expertise in the management of MND. Routine supervision of therapy should be managed by localy agreed shared care protocol undertaked by general practitioners.


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