Disease modifying drugs

Disease modifying drugs are a group of treatments for people with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.

They reduce the number of relapses you might experience as well as reducing the severity of any relapses you do have.

There are 11 drugs approved for use by the NHS in the UK.

Disease modifying drugs

Guide to decision making

This guide will help you think through the issues that are involved in choosing a disease modifying drug. Many of these are personal to you and your views, preferences and attitude to risk are an important part of weighing up the pros and cons of treatment, as well as considering how family and work might affect your decision.

Guide to decision making

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) and key terms

The frequently asked questions (FAQs) answer some of most commonly asked questions about DMDs. It covers questions you may have about considering, starting and living with treatment.

The key terms page explains words and phrases used within MS Decisions. 

About MS Decisions

MS Decisions was established in 2004 as an independent source of reliable, evidence-based information for anyone wanting to know more about the disease modifying drugs for relapsing remitting MS.

This latest version has been updated in 2015 to include all 11 drugs approved for use by the NHS in the UK.

About MS Decisions