Is multiple sclerosis curable?

MS: tratamiento y el pronóstico

Aunque no hay cura para la esclerosis múltiple, la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos ha aprobado tres formas de interferón beta: Avonex, Betaferon y Rebif. Estos medicamentos tratan de recaída-remisión de esclerosis múltiple, reduciendo el número de exacerbaciones. Se cree que retrasa la progresión de la discapacidad física asociada con esclerosis múltiple. Los ataques son más cortos y menos graves.

También se aprobó es una forma sintética de la proteína básica de la mielina. Esto se llama copolímero I. También para el tratamiento de recaída-remisión de esclerosis múltiple y los estudios han indicado que la tasa de recaídas se reduce en casi un tercio. Para la esclerosis múltiple avanzada o crónica, la FDA ha aprobado un tratamiento inmunosupresor? Novantrone.

Los médicos pueden diagnosticar la esclerosis múltiple en algunos pacientes justo después de la enfermedad se presenta. En algunos pacientes, el diagnóstico elude el paciente y los médicos. En casos como este, los pacientes pueden tener años de incertidumbre y muchos de los diagnósticos por síntomas que van y vienen. La enfermedad tiende a remitir de forma espontánea y no existe ningún tratamiento que sea universalmente eficaz. Cada paciente es tratado de forma individual. Lo que puede funcionar para un paciente con esclerosis múltiple puede no funcionar para otro paciente.

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