Saturday, January 10
IMPORTANT NEW STUDY WITH GREAT NEWS: Tysabri/Natalizumab Continued Past 24 Months Safely in MS
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A recent study suggests that treatment with natalizumab (Tysabri, Biogen Idec) beyond 2 years compared with switching to other drugs can control relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) with adequate safety.
The longer a patient with RRMS is treated with natalizumab, the greater the risk of developing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), especially in patients who are infected with JC virus after 2 years of monthly treatments.
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