Although the cause of the Multiple Sclerosis remains unknown, the patients can get various treatments for this disease today. The treatment can be medication, alternative oral treatments, and more. The patient needs to do the general check-up once he experienced some symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, such as vision problems, numbness, convulsion, fatigue, and dizziness. Here are some treatments for Multiple Sclerosis.
The first is a type of treatment given when the patients are attacked by Multiple Sclerosis. In this treatment, the doctor will give corticosteroids and plasma exchange or known as plasmapheresis. The doctor will prescribe oral medication using corticosteroids such as prednisone and intravenous methylprednisolone. This is a simple medication, in which patient can still do many of his daily activities, including playing games on online gambling sites.
Another treatment is through plasma exchange or plasmapheresis. In this treatment, the patient will be injected with plasma taken from the blood, which has been mixed with albumin. This treatment may be used for the patients who aren’t responding to steroid stimulation.
The next treatment is given to the patients with Relapse-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis’ type or RRMS. In this treatment, the patients will receive some disease-modifying therapies. The patients will receive an injection with some medication on it, such as Beta interferons and Glatiramer acetate. The injections function to reduce the relapses period in patients.
Other treatments will be in the form of oral medication, such as Fingolimod, Dimethyl fumarate, Teriflunomide, and Siponimod. Each of the medications may bring different effects to the patients, make sure to do the consultation to the doctor and ask for a solution for the side effects since it can bring the uncomfortable condition to the patients.
– Infusion Treatments
Patients also can receive infusion treatments to reduce the symptoms of MS. A number of the infusion treatments given to patients with Multiple Sclerosis are Ocrelizumab, Alemtuzumab, Natalizumab, and Mitoxantrone. Ocrelizumab or usually referred to as Ocrevus is the only infusion medication categorized as humanized immunoglobin antibody medication which is qualified by the FDA.
Alemtuzumab or Campath, Lemtrada will help to decrease the relapse of the Multiple Sclerosis on patients. Natalizumab or Tysabri is created to block the immune cells for creating further damage to the cells. Mitoxantrone is a type of immunosuppressant drug. This drug is only given to patients with severe symptoms.
There are several treatments of Multiple Sclerosis. The first is a type of treatment given when the patients attacked by Multiple Sclerosis. The next treatment is given to the patients with Relapse-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis’ type or RRMS. The next treatments will be in the form of oral medication, such as Fingolimod, Dimethyl fumarate, Teriflunomide. Other treatments will be given in the form of infusion.