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Study of Copaxone for multiple sclerosis

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=12938642&dopt=Abstract

Zh Nevrol Psikhiatr Im S S Korsakova. 2003;Spec No 2:91-7

146 patients with multiple sclerosis are treated by copaxone in the Moscow MS Centre.

The relaps exacerbation rate decreased by 72%, the relapse rate reduced by 25.6% during the copaxone treatment.

EDSS score did not increase both in group with and without relapses.

The condition of 2/3 patients was stable.

To achieve the best effect of treatment the program of patient support was successfully used in the Moscow MS Centre.