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How long is a course of intravenous treatment to treat multiple sclerosis?

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Patients generally receive a one- to five-day course of intravenous treatment with steroids. Following the treatments, you may be asked to take a steroid called prednisone. Your nurse will give you a written schedule of when and how often to take the drug.

You may also be given a prescription for a medication to reduce stomach irritation.

From: Steroids for MS Flares WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2019
Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 10, 2019

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