The new medications, siponimod (Mayzent, Novartis) and cladribine (Mavenclad, EMD Serono), bring treatment options to active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). Most treatments approved for MS are for relapsing, rather than progressive, forms of the disease.
Multiple sclerosis treatment is one of the fastest moving areas of medicine.
A number of disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) are effective in decreasing the frequency of relapses and the number of lesions in the brain or spinal cord.
Patients living with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the US may try these disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) to slow down the long-term progression of the disease.
Multiple sclerosis requires you to learn large amounts of information. During pregnancy, one concern is your MS medication.
Several medications used for MS are injectable drugs — aka, shots. We’ve been running from shots since we were kids, but they don’t have to hurt as badly as we remember. Here are some simple tips to minimize the pain, while maximizing the treatment.
Cleveland Clinic researchers led phase 2 clinical trials for an oral medication, ibudilast, that slowed brain shrinkage in people with progressive multiple sclerosis by 48 percent.
Learn about the four main infusion therapies available for MS today – the course of treatment and what you need to know on infusion day.