'Miracle’ MS drug under GP radar in the UK

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'Miracle’ MS drug under GP radar in the UK

Postby MSUK » Tue Oct 19, 2010 7:39 am


Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) in the UK are missing out on treatment with a ‘miracle drug’ for their disease because of lack of awareness among GPs and a fears over its potential cost.

Naltrexone 300mg, sold under the trade name Nalorex in the UK, is approved to help addicts break their addictions to drugs such as heroin and other opiate-based substances, but low doses of the medicine have been used across the Atlantic since the mid-80s for the successful treatment of various autoimmune diseases.

While not specifically licensed for the treatment of MS in the UK, doctors are allowed to prescribe low dose versions of the medicine if they think a patient will benefit from it, and some are already receiving treatment on this basis and have reportedly hailed its effects as miraculous....... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... geid/1306/
MS-UK - http://www.ms-uk.org/
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