Reply To: Ampyra Not Covered By Medicare?

GH
October 19, 2012 at 9:04 pm

It’s not surprising that it isn’t covered, because it is intended to treat MS. Your prescription seems to be off-label. Here is an article from Pharmacy and Therapeutics on the drug:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3008376/

There’s nothing in there about promote regrowth of the myelin.” What was the basis for prescribing it? Is there some study on its use for GBS or CIDP?