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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 Mechanism Known

Oral MS Drug Mechanism Known

An oral drug called laquinimod has been undergoing clinical trial and has so far been effective in treating relapsing-remitting MS. But the mechanism behind its effective treatment of MS has not been fully understood by researchers. A recent study on the oral MS drug will provide added insight on how the said drug works in

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.