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How do I determine if drug treatment for multiple sclerosis is right for me?

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You and your doctor will decide if and when to begin treatment with medication. When deciding, consider things like side effects, benefits, how often to take your medicine, and how it will be delivered, as well as your personal concerns, priorities, and lifestyle. Most importantly, find a treatment you can use comfortably and consistently. Each pharmaceutical company offers customer support and may also have financial help for some people who don’t have prescription drug coverage.

SOURCE:
WebMD Health News: "Gilenya, First Oral MS Drug, Gets FDA Nod."
News release, FDA. 
Biogen Idec web site.
News release, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
 

 

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on August 9, 2020

SOURCE:
WebMD Health News: "Gilenya, First Oral MS Drug, Gets FDA Nod."
News release, FDA. 
Biogen Idec web site.
News release, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
 

 

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on August 9, 2020

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