FDA Approved MS Modifying Medications

FDA Approved

At this time, there is no known cure for MS. The FDA has approved these medications to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis: Since 1993, medications that alter the immune system, particularly interferons, have been used to manage multiple sclerosis. Interferons are a protein that naturally occurs in the body. …

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Poll Results – Do you take any of the following disease modifying drugs?

This question was active from June 19 to October 13 and 482 people responded all toll.  Here is a breakdown of the results: Do you take any of the following disease modifying drugs? – 482 Not yet – 13% Not interested – 10% Avonex – 4% Betaseron – 5% Extavia …

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How to Use Your AutoJect for Copaxone

MS autoject

When you have been properly diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, you’re ready to work with your doctor to decide what your plan of Therapy is going to be. I was diagnosed with Relapsing/Remitting type of MS . Over the years I have advanced to secondary progressive. I am able to walk …

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Lipoatrophy; Fat Atrophy

Lipoatrophy is the loss (the “atrophy”) of subcutaneous fat. It appears as “dents” or depressions in the skin. This condition in multiple sclerosis is usually related to the use of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate), one of the disease-modifying therapies for MS. Copaxone is injected daily subcutaneously (or into the fat layer …

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Multiple Sclerosis Immunosuppressive Treatment

MS Frequently asked questions

Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that is not fully understood. MultipleSclerosis-Relief.com is proud to join forces with other passionate people motivated to educate and support the MS community. In this video I briefly describe the FDA approved immunosuppressive medications. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hl-nHX6Y-n0[/youtube] The National MS society believes it is important to get …

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