Medications used to treat multiple sclerosis include modifying therapies to manage the symptoms and heal the exacerbations. Multiple sclerosis medications reduce and help to manage the common symptoms including bowel dysfunction, depression, sexual problems, spasticity, tremors etc. The common medications used involves methylprednisolone, prednisone etc. But Corticosteroids are not considered as an effective medication to benefit the disease. Some of the effective medications used are glatiramer acetate, fingolimod, peginterferon, beta-1ainterferon, beta-1 adi methyl fumarate, natalizumab etc.
Review articles are the summary of current state of understanding on a particular research topic. They analyze or discuss research previously published by scientist and academicians rather than reporting novel research results.
Review article comes in the form of systematic reviews and literature reviews and are a form of secondary literature. Systematic reviews determine an objective list of criteria, and find all previously published original research papers that meet the criteria. They then compare the results presented in these papers. Literature reviews, by contrast, provide a summary of what the authors believe are the best and most relevant prior publications.
Last date updated on September, 2014