Thursday, 1 October 2015

'Multiple sclerosis drugs should be offered earlier'

Source MS Society:

People with the most common form of multiple sclerosis should be offered drug treatment earlier, a charity says.

The Multiple Sclerosis Society's report suggests there is a "wait-and-see" approach by doctors which needs to end.

But drug watchdog NICE says while this "disease-modifying therapy" can help in some cases, the benefits need to be weighed carefully against side-effects. Read on.