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Do people have relapses of multiple sclerosis after taking Ampyra?

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Some people have had relapses of their MS when they took the drug. Let your doctor know if you have any side effects.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on October 21, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 10/21/2018

SOURCES:

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America: "What Is Multiple Sclerosis?"

News release, FDA.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America: "Ampyra Approved to Improve Walking for Individuals with MS."

U.S. National Library of Medicine, Daily Med: "AMPYRA (dalfampridine)."

WebMD Health News: "MS Drug Ampyra Gets FDA Nod."

University of Rochester Medical Center: "New Drug with URMC Roots Improves Mobility for MS Patients."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on October 21, 2018

SOURCES:

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America: "What Is Multiple Sclerosis?"

News release, FDA.

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America: "Ampyra Approved to Improve Walking for Individuals with MS."

U.S. National Library of Medicine, Daily Med: "AMPYRA (dalfampridine)."

WebMD Health News: "MS Drug Ampyra Gets FDA Nod."

University of Rochester Medical Center: "New Drug with URMC Roots Improves Mobility for MS Patients."

Reviewed by Neil Lava on October 21, 2018

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