For Patients: Currently Approved ALS Therapies

If you’re newly diagnosed or have had ALS for a while, following are several resources on the latest medications as well as alternative treatments available to you.

Drugs / Medication

Riluzole: MedlinePlus Drug Information

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NUEDEXTA® Patient Information

NUEDEXTA is approved for the treatment of Pseudobulbar Affect (PBA). PBA is a medical condition that causes involuntary, sudden, and frequent episodes of crying and/or laughing in people living with certain neurologic conditions or brain injury.

RADICAVA® (edaravone)

RADICAVA is the only FDA-approved treatment option for ALS shown to slow the loss of physical function, as measured by the ALS Functional Rating Scale-Revised (ALSFRS-R).

Alternative Treatments


Our mission is to help patients and families make more informed decisions about Internet alternative and off label treatments (AOTs) advertised for ALS.

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