Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Topic Guide

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a nervous system disorder that progressively reduces the sufferer's ability to contol movement. The disease is marked by lost of strength, the ability to write, walk and ultimately talk and breath. Most people with ALS die in five years after diagnosis.

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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tizanidine Tizanidine

Tizanidine is a muscle relaxer that is used to treat spasticity by temporarily relaxing muscle tone...learn more »

riluzole Riluzole

Riluzole is used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease...learn more »

baclofen Baclofen

Baclofen is a muscle relaxer that is used to treat muscle pain, spasms, and stiffness in people with multiple sclerosis or spinal cord injury or disease...learn more »