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What is the standard treatment for acute MS attack?
IV Methylprednisolone followed by oral prednisone
SubQ injection every other day; interferon
Betaseron
Intermuscular injection once a week; interferon
Avonex
SubQ injection every three days; interferon
Rebif
Synthetic complex of AA taken subQ once a day
Copaxone
Monoclonal antibody given by IV
Natalizumab
What treatments have been approved for treatment of secondary progressive MS with relapse
Interferon
God immunosuppressant
Novatrone (Mitoxantrone)
How do interferons work?
1. Prevent T-cell entry via MMP
2. Convert TH1 to TH2
How does copaxone work? Where does it work?
1. Converts TH1 to TH2
2. Bystander suppression
3. PNS
What does Natalizumab do?
Prevents T-cells from getting in to CNS