Saturday February 24th 2018

Extending dosing intervals reduces deadly side effect risk from multiple sclerosis drug

(NYU Langone Health / NYU School of Medicine) A commonly-prescribed multiple sclerosis (MS) infusion medication, natalizumab, linked to a rare but serious side effect is safer to use when dosing intervals are extended, according to a new study led by MS specialists at NYU Langone Health. (Source: EurekAlert! – Medicine and Health)

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