Survey: Patients Want Low Cost, Under-the-tongue Treatment

Survey: Patients Want Low Cost, Under-the-tongue Treatment

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Survey: Patients Want Low Cost, Under-the-tongue Treatment

When choosing on-demand treatments for “off” episodes, individuals with Parkinson’s disease prefer those with lower out-of-pocket cost and an under-the-tongue (sublingual) mode of administration, according to a survey of 300 patients living in the U.S. Next in preferred features was faster onset, followed by longer duration of “on” periods. These findings may help optimize an “off” episode treatment that fits Parkinson’s patients’ preferences, lifestyles, and circumstances, the researchers noted. “Overall, respondents preferred treatments in which the mode…

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