Living With MS: Switching Medications

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by Wendy Henderson |

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In this video, Lauren Parrot vlogs about multiple sclerosis and her fears about switching her medication from Tysabri to Ocrelizumab.

First potential therapy for primary progressive MS, Ocrelizumab, under priority review by the FDA. Read more.

Lauren’s been taking Tysabri for almost nine years and has been advised to switch to Ocrelizumab because she is JCV positive (John Cunningham’s virus) and at risk of contracting progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)–a rare brain disease. Lauren is uncertain of her future with the new treatment and understandably scared about transitioning from one medication to another.

New guidelines for MS patients taking Tysabri for controlling rare brain infection risk. Read more.

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