Tuesday, February 2, 2010

How Much Does Treatment For Tay Sachs Cost Questions About Tay-Sachs Disease?

Questions about Tay-Sachs disease? - how much does treatment for tay sachs cost

I am working on a project on the Tay-Sachs for my biology class. I have many stories that I read to break the heart.

I know the cause and symptoms, and other things - I can not find it finances health. I have found no information on the number of medications and health care help please?

Also has, if you or someone you know, had a child with Tay-Sachs, I would like to hear your story.
How does your family like this is concerned? emotionally and socially?

thank you so much!


Jeremy J. said...

There is currently no treatment for Tay-Sachs disease drug disadvantages May initially control seizures. Treatment Support "Other" includes good nutrition and hydration and techniques to keep the airway open. Children need a stomach tube.

Anticonvulsants are drugs such as carbamazepine (Tegretol), phenytoin (Dilantin) and valproate (Depakote, Depakene). Drugs are available only by prescription and are in the form of tablets, capsules, liquids, and sprinkle "forms.

Tegretol (carbamazepine) - Suspension 100mg/5ml Generic - $ 33.26
Dilantin (phenytoin) - Generic 100-mg capsules - $ 31.99
Depakote (Divalproex) - Sprinkle capsules 125mg - $ 59.99

Hope this helps.

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