Summary of NICE guidance for Motor neurone disease (MND)

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

Since this edition of NICE Bites was published, NICE has added a link to new MHRA safety advice on prescribing gabapentin. Please go to NICE to check for any further updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin from the North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance.  NICE Bites No 86, April 2016 includes one topic, Motor neurone disease (NICE NG42). Sections covered include: assessment and referral, organisation of care, treatment and symptom management, riluzole for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis MND, psychological and social care and end of life care.

(This website entry updated November 2020)