Oral fingolimod (Gilenya) in relapsing MS

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

Oral fingolimod (Gilenya) in relapsing MS

Postby MSUK » Tue Jul 12, 2011 6:55 am

Oral fingolimod (Gilenya) in relapsing MS: impact on health-related quality of life in a phase II study


Summary: This phase II, placebo controlled study in relapsing MS from Spain reports on the effects of treatment with fingolimod (Gilenya) on patient’s quality of life.

Data from the study supports a clinically important effect of fingolimod on health-related quality of life scores and on the fatigue/thinking HAQUAMS sub-domain. Similarly, BDI-II scores indicative of clinical depression favoured fingolimod over placebo at 6 months.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1309
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