Tuesday September 19th 2017

Fingolimod (FTY720) therapy in Japanese patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis over 12months: results of a phase 2 observational extension

Conclusion: Continuous fingolimod treatment for up to 12 months was associated with maintained or improved efficacy and a manageable safety profile, consistent with that previously seen. Results in a small number of patients suggest lack of benefit in AQP4 antibody-positive patients. Meaningful statistical interpretation was limited by the small sample size in each treatment group, owing to the number of patients who completed the core study.Trial registration: ClinicalTrials.gov NCT00670449 (Source: BMC Neurology)

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Fingolimod (FTY720) therapy in Japanese patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis over 12months: results of a phase 2 observational extension

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