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Can you tell me about Ampyra and Cymbalta, which are both prescribed for multiple sclerosis?

A: Ampyra (dalfampridine) is a new medication released a couple of months ago for multiple sclerosis. Ampyra is indicated as a treatment to improve walking in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Ampyra was found to increase walking speed. This medication cannot be filled through your normal pharmacy. Ampyra has to be filled through the drug company. Talk to your doctor. It appears that your doctor has to contact Ampyra patient support services to obtain the medication. Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a serotonin/norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor...


What are some things that help MS ( multiple sclerosis)?

A: multiple sclerosis is characterized by disseminated patches of demyelination in the brain and spinal cord. Common symptoms include visual and oculomotor abnormalities, paresthesias, weakness, spasticity, urinary dysfunction, and mild cognitive impairment. Typically, neurologic deficits are multiple, with remissions and exacerbations gradually producing disability. Diagnosis is by history of remissions and exacerbations plus objective demonstration of at least 2 separate neurologic abnormalities...


What Are the Best Tips for multiple sclerosis Management?

A: The most effective means of multiple sclerosis management should consist of routine monitoring and health screenings. This may include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans to be performed every few months. Corticosteroid medications may help control and manage symptoms and flare ups. Other forms of drug therapy such as glatiramer acetate injections may prove helpful in reducing recurrence of symptoms. multiple sclerosis (MS) management treatment may include learning how to control the affects...


Do Lipitor and marijuana slow multiple sclerosis progression?

A: There is some information@@## in the medical literature about Lipitor (atorvastatin) and multiple sclerosis (MS). Lipitor is not approved by the FDA for the treatment of MS. It is believed that statin medications, such as Lipitor, have anti-inflammatory action in the body. Lipitor is presently being studied as an add-on therapy to interferon. There have been studies done with Lipitor, but no strong evidence exists that Lipitor delays the progression of multiple


multiple sclerosis Test?

A: I am diagnosed 14 years now. I never once had a spinal tap. I was told by a doctor there is no need for one. MRIs show everything. Here is a poem I wrote some people here will know just what it means. multiple sclerosis you know not. Here I am in a room full of strangers. They have no clue of my fears or dangers. The man next to me steps on my foot, I have numb toes. He says I am sorry. I did not feel it, but no one knows. But you look so good, says the lady I told. If she only knew I feel like one hundred years old. Fatigue sets in and my eyes are blurry. They want me to rush they want me to...


What is multiple sclerosis, or MS?

A: multiple sclerosis (MS) is a central nervous system disease brought about through autoimmune system responses, where the body's immune system essentially attacks the nervous system, and causes damage to the myelin sheath (which is like insulation on electrical wiring) of the nerve cells; which results in 'short-circuiting' of nerve communications. multiple sclerosis often begins in young adult years, and is commonly characterized by a variety of symptoms, many of which do not always indicate multiple

What is the best medication for multiple sclerosis?

A: multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease of the central nervous system. multiple sclerosis directly affects the myelin sheath, which is a layer around nerves that helps to transmit signals. Symptoms of MS very widely among individuals but may include muscle spasms, tingling pain, weakness, and loss of balance. multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease, meaning it can get worse over time. Some patients with MS have little symptoms and can live very active lives while those with very severe MS may have lost the ability to walk or speak. There are several different options for treating MS. Your...


I deal with severe leg pain with multiple sclerosis. I have tried morphine. Would anything else be helpful?

A: MS Contin (morphine) is an opiate used to treat severe pain, such as pain from MS (multiple sclerosis), and it is one of the strongest medications available. Oxycontin (oxycodone) is a similar alternative, but if you are not tolerating the grogginess or constipation from MS Contin (morphine) or some other form of morphine, you will probably have the same problems with any form of oxycodone. Extended release forms of medications are usually better tolerated as far as side...


What treatments do you suggest for multiple sclerosis?

A: multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and central nervous system. Its symptoms can include numbness and tingling in the body, weakness, and impaired movement or coordination. The particular treatment recommended for your condition will depend on the severity of your MS symptoms and the state of your overall health. Many options are available to ease any pain associated with multiple sclerosis, ranging from oral and injectable medications to lifestyle changes and alternative remedies. M


What's the best treatment for multiple sclerosis?

A: there is no known "best" treatment for MS. every case is different and your choices should be made on information@@## that is read-ally available from your neurologist and on the web. I was officially diagnosed yesterday. but i looked into many different treatments over the last month before i made my choice. P.S. my mother had MS at a time when there was no treatments Although nutritional supplements and rife machines make sense and have their place, LDN or low dose naltrexone is the single most significant drug treatment I have used or read about. one year of Copax

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