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4th PML case found in MS patient taking Ocrevus
« on: June 30, 2018, 05:34:39 pm »
A 4th case of PML has developed in an MS patient taking Ocrevus. All 4 cases are being regarded as "carry-over" cases because all of the patients had been taking other MS drugs, possibly not waiting long enough before starting Ocrevus. Genentech has issued this (June 2018) to health-care practitioners:


https://www.ocrelizumabinfo.com/content/dam/gene/ocrelizumabinfo/pdfs/progressive-multifocal-leukoencephalopathy.pdf
MS Speaks--online for 12 years

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

 

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