Thursday January 18th 2018

Differential glatiramer acetate treatment persistence in treatment-naive patients compared to patients previously treated with interferon

Conclusions: Glatiramer acetate was safe and useful with low rates of serious adverse events and low rates of break-through disease. Injection intolerance proved a major limitation to glatiramer acetate use. Patients who had been previously treated with interferons presented a lower probability of glatiramer acetate discontinuation than treatment-naive patients. (Source: BMC Neurology)

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Differential glatiramer acetate treatment persistence in treatment-naive patients compared to patients previously treated with interferon

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