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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience in Neurology
Interferons ? : There is no best medication , some would suit the patient better than others but interferons are the most widely used for prevention of attacks.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Several meds: We have 3 oral meds which are rapidly replacing the self injectable products due to efficacy, tolerability, and ease of use. Most potent drug is tysa ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Try this approach: Do you or anyone close have ms? It is important to understand that we have 9 medications on the market, and not all pts are appropriate for all. I d ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Reasons include: Use of needle which may vary in size but still hurts. Many of injectables are acidic and burn, especially the older drug Rebith. But why endure pai ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
As above : Discuss with u treating physician.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Multiple sclerosis : First, I wish you will get better and get over this disease, and that can't be achieved without specialists supervision, neurologists and other physic ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
You bet!: Anti-spasticity agents will assist the tightness in the legs, and you could try baclofen, tizanidine, maybe botox, etc. The newest agent touted to as ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Are you sure?: Most of the meds used in ms are very different, and even then, most allergic rxtns are not common. You could have reactions to interferons, but, copa ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Farahmandian
22 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: Although depending on the medication you take, there may be some exceptions. Ask your physician or a blood bank regarding your medicaitons.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Gaya
28 years experience in Neurology
Multiple sclerosis: With the exception of Novantrone (mitoxantrone) and steroids there is no other approved therapy for secondary progressive ms. The new oral therapies a ... Read More
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