Drugs & Therapy Perspectives

, Volume 30, Issue 4, pp 141–146

Consider switching to another disease-modifying therapy when unacceptable disease activity occurs in relapsing multiple sclerosis

Disease Management

DOI: 10.1007/s40267-013-0086-0

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Adis Medical Writers Drugs Ther Perspect (2014) 30: 141. doi:10.1007/s40267-013-0086-0


Several disease-modifying therapies with distinct mechanisms of action are currently approved for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. Switching to treatment with a different disease-modifying agent is a common approach when a patient experiences unacceptable breakthrough disease activity. Several practical points and suggestions for switching therapy in such patients are proposed.

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.AdisNorth ShoreNew Zealand

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