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Treatment of Multiple Sclerosisa 

Treatment of Multiple Sclerosisa
Treatment of Multiple Sclerosisa

Orhun H. Kantarci

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date: 25 July 2021

Treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) includes 3 categories: prevention of relapses and disease progression; treatment of individual relapses; and treatment of symptoms and complications. This chapter focuses mainly on prevention of relapses and progression by altering the natural course of MS. The medications used are known as disease-modifying drugs (DMDs). The treatment of individual relapses and symptomatic treatment is also briefly covered.

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