Managing the symptoms of multiple sclerosis can be challenging, as symptoms include fatigue, spasticity and pain in lower limbs, bladder dysfunction, tremors and depression, among other things. Certain medications can be used to manage some of these symptoms, and others can be managed with some lifestyle changes, such as exercise. Talk to your doctor about how best to manage your unique set of symptoms.
Late Friday afternoon, January 22, 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that they approved AMPYRA™ (dalfampridine, formerly known as fampridine-SR) as a treatment to improve walking in multiple sclerosis patients. Developed by Acorda Therapeutics in partnership with Elan Corp, AMPYRA™ is a proprietary…