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Gilenya shows promise in pediatric MS
« on: September 06, 2017, 08:19:57 pm »
From MedPage Today, September 5, 2017:

"MS Drug Works in Kids"
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The first MS drug to be approved for use in pediatric MS, fingolimod was tried in pediatric patients for 2 years and compared with interferon in another group. In the fingolimod group, 86% were relapse free compared to 46% of those receiving interferon. From MedPage Today, May 13, 2018:


https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/multiplesclerosis/72849?xid=nl_mpt_DHE_2018-05-12&eun=g345846d0r&pos=0&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Daily%20Headlines%202018-05-12&utm_term=Daily%20Headlines%20-%20Active%20User%20-%20180%20days
MS Speaks--online for 12 years

SPMS, diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2001-2004. Copaxone 2007-2010.

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Re: Gilenya shows promise in pediatric MS
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2018, 08:47:09 pm »
More on this in the MSAA Newsletter, May 14, 2018:


https://mymsaa.org/news/fda-approves-gilenya-for-pediatric-ms/
MS Speaks--online for 12 years

SPMS, diagnosed 1980. Avonex 2001-2004. Copaxone 2007-2010.

 

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