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Steroids for Relapses

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Using corticosteroids are the mainstay treatment for a relapse in MS. Steroids help to reduce inflammation in the central nervous system and may suppress the immune system from attacking myelin. However, in general, steroids are not a long-term solution for treating MS, as they can lose effectiveness if overused. Therefore, steroids are seen as a maintenance therapy.

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If you have multiple sclerosis, it just might be possible that you’ve also experienced the dreaded IVSM.  IVSM = Intravenous Solumedrol, a treatment which involves really high doses of glucocorticoid steroids, specifically Methylprednisolone.Solumedrol, a potent anti-inflammatory steroid, is used as an emergency treatment for acute…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered 1 week After Solumedrol dose started Hi Ghost, I saw my neurologist yesterday.  During the appointment I mentioned…


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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered Regular steroid injections to check the… Hi Reddy,   Other than the use of steroids for acute relapses,…


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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on IV Steroids HELP with Info Please I hope that this works for you, too.  To be honest, I do not work a 'normal'…




Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered taper prednisone dosage question Hi there,   Your husband must be experiencing an MS exacerbation right…


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