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4-AP (Fampridine-SR) passes FDA heart test

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Acorda Therapeutics (nasdaq: ACOR - news - people ) said its multiple sclerosis drug Fampridine-SR does not raise the risk of heart-related side effects anymore than a placebo in a so-called QT cardiac safety study required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Acorda shares were up 20.1%, or $4.38, at $26.16, in afternoon trading.
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Newly Diagnosed and Untreated? We'd like you to give blood.

Accelerated Cure Project for MS is seeking out individuals who meet
the following criteria in order to fulfill a sample and data request
from researchers at NASA.

The researchers at NASA will be using repository samples to perform
pathogen and gene expression analyses in an effort to provide insight
into one of the potential causes of MS.

There are no drugs involved, only a blood draw and extensive


* Diagnosed MS within the ...
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Lyon - video


I'm glad to see that my threats to ban you from this site have resulted in a dramatic reduction in the number of your postings (reduction of c.30% - the equivalent of a CRAB drug).

I attach a video for you to watch. I don't have 12 minutes to spare so would be grateful for your summary of the main points. So when you get home tonights, no porn videos, no Dukes of Hazzard ...
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Injection location and side effects

Anyone find a correlation between the injection location and intensity of side effects?

I am definitely starting to see a pattern. When I inject in my stomach, the next day isn't so bad. But when I inject in my leg, it's horrible - every time.

I'm now at the point where I only inject my leg once a week, on Friday night, because otherwise I wouldn't make it to work the next morning. My poor ...
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Help me name my team!

We're doing the MS Society Supercities Walk again this year, and I am having aheckofatime coming up with a fun name for our team.

Last year I formed a corporate team but this year we're keeping it to family and friends. I prefer funny/witty themes but I am drawing major blanks here.

If anyone understands MS "dark humour" it's you guys, and some of you are damn funny!
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Why metronidazole(flagyl) every 4th week?

Remind me again the rationale behind these pulses which cause me to become really WEAK ..... For those who do not know, my history is PPMS, 5th year since the onset of symptoms, slow progressive increase in spasticity, bladder issues and ability to walk. One year on CAP(doxycycline, azithromycin and my least favorite flagyl pulse every 4th week).

Back to the reason of my post.....The flagyl pulse was originally prescribed as 500mg, one tablet 3x ...
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United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi

Does anyone know if Copaxone is available in Abu Dhabi in the U.A. E.? I am hoping to relocate there, but only if I can continue treatment.
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New with questions!


The situation is that last March I was diagnosed as having CIS, one attack, one lesion at C4-C5, brain scan totally clear and a positive lumber puncture. No 'official' dx, just a 50 50 chance. My mum also has RR MS.

10 months on, I had another MRI 2 weeks ago, brain scan now has 8 lesions, neuro wants me on DMD's.

Obviously it isnt much of a surpise, but at the same time ...
Read more : New with questions! | Views : 2243 | Replies : 7 | Forum : General Discussion to the place

Just passing through to introduce myself. :P
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cyclophosphamide patients from Johns Hopkins

Is there anyone that would like to share their experience with Drs Brodsky & Kerr's high dose cyclophosphamide treatment for multiple sclerosis?
Read more : cyclophosphamide patients from Johns Hopkins | Views : 11987 | Replies : 58 | Forum : Revimmune (cyclophosphamide or cytoxan)


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