Gilenya reduced the risk of MS disability progression

Gilenya, or Fingolimod, is the first approved oral disease modifying drug for MS.

Gilenya reduced the risk of MS disability progression

Postby MSUK » Mon Apr 11, 2011 3:26 am

Gilenya reduced the risk of MS disability progression regardless of treatment history or disease severity

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A new analysis demonstrated that Gilenya(TM) (fingolimod) reduced the risk of disability progression in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), regardless of treatment history.

This analysis of the phase III two-year FREEDOMS study is one of 11 abstracts on Gilenya being presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

"In developing Gilenya, Novartis initiated a large clinical trial program that would provide the MS community with robust data to define the efficacy and safety profile of this oral treatment for relapsing forms of MS," said Trevor Mundel, MD, Global Head of Development at Novartis Pharma AG. "Our scientific presence at AAN is evidence of our commitment to continued research and ongoing reporting of clinical information to physicians and patients."... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1309
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