Effectiveness and Side Effects of Oral Treatments

Almost 50% of people using oral medications found them to be definitely or a bit better than injections, while 41% found them to be about the same. A majority (58%) of users of oral medications found their oral medications to have better tolerability (side effects) than the treatment they were on previously.

Effectiveness of MS oral treatment
MS oral medication side effects

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Written by: Jonathan Simmons | Last reviewed: May 2015.