Cost Effectiveness of Riluzole in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

  title={Cost Effectiveness of Riluzole in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis},
  author={Dr Andrea Messori and Sabrina Trippoli and Paola Becagli and G. Zaccara},
Objective: In patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, long term treatment with riluzole has been reported to improve survival or tracheostomy-free survival in comparison with placebo. We conducted a pharmacoeconomic analysis for estimating the cost per life-year gained using this drug. Design: This study was an incremental cost-effectiveness lifetime analysis. Setting: The clinical material was derived from 2 placebo-controlled randomized controlled trials comparing riluzole versus usual… CONTINUE READING
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