INFOGRAPHIC: Specialized Care for MS

May 13, 2014

Better adherence to disease-modifying therapy results in less frequent flares and slows the accumulation of the disability.

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  • Mutiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is a progressive degenerative disease that, left untreated, can lead to increasingly higher disability. New developments in the drug pipeline have helped improve disease prognosis and life expectancy, but treatment is expensive and complicated. Side effects from MS medications can often be severe, and nonadherence can lead to rapid worsening of the disease.

Specialty pharmacies, like Accredo, can provide the counseling and support that MS patients need to ensure better adherence, fewer hospitalizations and healthier outcomes.

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