Drug dilemma for Multiple Sclerosis patients

A board to discuss the newly-released drug Tysabri, (formerly known as Antegren) as a treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Drug dilemma for Multiple Sclerosis patients

Postby MSUK » Tue Jun 21, 2011 1:58 am

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Patients must decide whether benefits of medication outweigh the risks of potentially fatal side effects

Faced with a debilitating and progressive disease, would you take a drug to ease the burden even if you knew it might increase your risk of a second illness?

That’s the tough choice faced by many multiple sclerosis (MS) patients opting to take the blockbuster drug Tysabri to alleviate their symptoms. A small subset of those taking it have developed complications, and some have died.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1905
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