Newly Diagnosed: Treatment Strategies for FAP
While familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) has no cure yet, there are approved medications and therapeutic approaches that can help to ease symptoms and improve quality of life. Several experimental treatments are also currently in clinical trials that could prove beneficial for FAP patients. Check out the information below to explore more about treatments your doctor may recommend and what therapies are in the pipeline for potential future use.
Treatment options include physiotherapy, a liver transplant, and occupational therapy. Medications such as Onpattro and Tegsedi have been shown to help manage symptoms of FAP and improve quality of life for patients.
There are several medications and therapies undergoing clinical trials. Some of these treatments have been proven effective to manage similar diseases and are under review for approval.