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Fingolimod news

Good news for those waiting on Fingolimod. I thought the EMA were still reviewing the drug following eleven deaths that might be related, but perhaps that's been completed.

http://multiple-sclerosis-research.blogspot.com/2012/03/nice-fingolimod-gets-thumbs-up-in-uk.html

http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/index.jsp?curl=pages%2Fnews_and_events%2Fnews%2F2012%2F01%2Fnews_detail_001425.jsp&mid=WC0b01ac058004d5c1&jsenabled=true

I am delighted that sense prevailed.

YAY! happy2

Karen x

Taken from this site.

"The European Medicines Agency, which licensed Gilenya, is currently reviewing the risks and benefits of the treatment and their guidance is expected later today"

http://www.mssociety.org.uk/ms-news/2012/03/nice-approve-new-ms-pill-gilenya-for-nhs

I have been taking it for almost a year - haven't expired yet

That's really good news!

Alison

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I think it’s only England + Wales, we are not getting here in Scotland.
But good luck to all who are on it. Julsiexx

It's great if you live in England or Wales.Not so great for those in Scotland.I hope that this is only temporary though.

 

Still,great news!