Multiple Sclerosis

10 Questions to Ask Before Taking a Disease-Modifying Drug


Can I commit to taking the medication as recommended?

Can I deal with the possible side effects?

Can I live with the possible risks of not taking the medication?

Can I accept the medical risks associated with taking any one of these medications?

How effective are these drugs? Does one drug work better than another?

How will my decision affect my quality of life in the short and long term?

Will I be able to afford any of these medications?

How difficult will it be to change my decision?

What does the research show as the pros and cons of disease-modifying drugs?

What does my gut say?

Merely Me

Merely Me

Merely Me was a longtime HealthCentral community member who shared valuable insights from her experience living with multiple chronic health conditions.