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Oral MS Drug Gilenya User Develops Rare Brain Disease

Oral MS Drug Gilenya User Develops Rare Brain Disease

Swiss drug maker Novartis AG has reported that an MS patient treated with oral MS pill Gilenya has been diagnosed with a rare but highly fatal brain disease. According to the Swiss drug maker, the patient developed progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy or PML, which is a rare but fatal form of brain disease. But in addition,

Oral MS Drug Reduces Disease Activity, Disability Progression

Oral MS Drug Reduces Disease Activity, Disability Progression

MS patients have longed for an MS treatment that they can conveniently take orally. And now there is a new oral drug that may just address this need. Further clinical trials show that an oral pill of the drug laquinimod have been quite effective in reducing the number of relapses in people with multiple sclerosis.