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.
The right care can make a world of difference with MS.
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.
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.
Attention MS patients: Anyone taking a medication or following a course of therapy has research to thank. Consider giving back to the body of knowledge.
Living in a rural area may make finding care and support more difficult. Try these resources to help you through your MS journey.