Fampyra® now available in Ireland to treat MS walking

Dalfampridine, or Ampyra, is a potassium channel blocker that is shown to improve visual function, motor skills and relieve fatigue in MS patients.
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Fampyra® now available in Ireland to treat MS walking

Post by MSUK » Wed Jan 15, 2014 3:07 am

Fampyra® now available in Ireland to treat MS walking impairment

Biogen Idec today announced that Fampyra® (prolonged-release fampridine tablets) has been made available in Ireland for the symptomatic treatment of walking impairment in adults with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Fampyra is a prescription drug and is licensed for use in all types of the disease, including the progressive forms. FAMPYRA is available by way of retail pharmacy on a private payment basis. Fampyra is not currently available for reimbursement through any of the Health Service Executive’s (HSE’s) payment schemes...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/ampyra
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Re: Fampyra® now available in Ireland to treat MS walking

Post by THX1138 » Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:05 am

Fampyra® is a potassium channel blocker.

Magnesium also blocks potassium channels, but as an essential nutrient, it is used by the body for a multitude of purposes as the body sees fit.

People with ms are know to be Mg wasters and. even in the general population, most people are deficient.


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