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Tell me about having ms and taking imuran (azathioprine) & betaferon?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Historical: You bring up an ancient approach to treat ms in the recent past when all we had were self injectable meds. To improve outcomes, a european study looked at better control with betaseron, and added Imuran and steroid pulses. Unfortunately, did not work well and now, we have stopped using this and turned to the newer more potent meds, such as gilenya, tysabri, (natalizumab) and tecfidera.

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