First treatment licensed for primary progressive MS in the US

30 March 2017

Source MS Society:

Ocrelizumab has been approved as a treatment for both relapsing and primary progressive MS in the US.

It is the first licensed treatment for people with primary progressive MS. The decision was made by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), but we don’t have full details of the licence yet.

In its latest trial results, researchers found that ocrelizumab reduced relapses, MRI activity and slowed progression in relapsing MS. It was also found to slow progression in primary progressive MS.  Read on.

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