FDA approves new oral multiple sclerosis drug, Tecfidera

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FDA approves new oral multiple sclerosis drug, Tecfidera

Postby MSUK » Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:40 am

The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it approved a new drug from Biogen Idec to control multiple sclerosis in adults with hard-to-treat forms of the disease.

The twice-a-day capsules, called Tecfidera, offer a new option for multiple sclerosis, a debilitating disease in which the body attacks its own nervous system. Cambridge, Mass.-based Biogen Idec already sells two other drugs for the disease, but both require injections.......Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/index.cfm/BG12
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