Three categories of MS medicine exist. There are those for Relapsing Remitting MS, Secondary Progressive MS, and Primary Progressive MS. Multiple Sclerosis medicine can vary between these levels of MS as well. As the disease progresses, the name changes, but moving up from one category to the next can take many years.

Interferon beta is a medication generally prescribed to RR MS patients, but it can also be given to some SP MS patients who are experiencing relapses. Glatiramer acetate is another type of med given to people with RR MS. Both of these medicines are injected anywhere from daily to once a week, depending on the type of med. MS medicine news has stated a new oral medication should be on its way in the next year or two.

For acute relapses in RR MS and sometimes in SP MS, dexamethasone, prednisone, and methylprednisolone are prescribed.…