DIFFERENT MEDICATIONS!!!

AVONEX(BETA-INTERFERON- 1a)_ approved in CANADA 1998

1Relapsing forms of MS(relapsing-remitting and secondary- progressive MS with relapses)to slow down the progression

BETASERON(BETA-INTERFERON-1b) approved in canada in 1995

1relapsing-remittingms(rrms)for those who are ambulatory ,to reduce attacks

2 treatment of secondary progressive MS to help slow down progression

3treatment of people who have experienced a single event suggestive of ms

COPAXONE(GLATIRAMER ACETATE)-approved in canada  in 1997

1 relapsing -remitting(rrms)for those who are ambulatory and to reduce attacks

2people who have experienced a single event suggestive of MS

REBIB-(BETA INTERFERON 1a)approved in canada in 1998

1 relapsing forms of MS(relapsing and secondary progressive ms with relapses) to reduce number of attacks and severity of attacks,to slow down progression,to reduce the need for steroids and the number of hospitalizations due to ms

TTYSABRI(NATALIZUMAB)-approved in canada in 2006

1relapsing -remitting ms (rrms),tysabri is generally for people who have a inadaquate response to,or are unable to tolerate,other approved ms therapies

EXTAVIA(BETA INTERFERON1b)approved in canada in 2009

1 relapsing remitting to  help reduce attacks

2for treatment of secondary progressive ms,to slow down progression

3for people who have experienced a single event suggestive of MS

GILENYA(FINGOLIMOD)approved in canada in 2011

1relapsing remitting ms (rrms),gilenya is general recommended for people who have inadaquate response to,or are unable to tolerate,other approved ms therapies

CURRENTLY THERE ARE NO MEDS <OR MODIFYING TREATMENTS FOR PRIMARY PROGRESSIVE MS(PPMS)

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