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What are multiple sclerosis treatment options?
Many factors go into consideration for the treatment of a patient who has
multiple sclerosis. During an acute exacerbation, steroids given through an IV
are commonly prescribed, and often help patients recover more rapidly. If a
patient cannot receive steroids, plasma exchange can be used.
Once a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis has been confirmed, disease-modifying
therapy is often recommended. This therapy may decrease the number of
exacerbations that a patient experiences or decrease the severity of an
exacerbation. In addition, many of these therapies have been shown to decrease
the potential for developing long-term disability.