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Treatments of CIS

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An MS disease-modifying therapy (DMT) is often recommended for people diagnosed with CIS that is considered likely to progress to clinically definite MS (CDMS), with the goal of delaying a second attack. There are DMTs approved by the US Food and Drug and Administration (FDA) for relapsing forms of MS, which includes CIS.

Early and ongoing treatment with disease-modifying therapy is supported by the MS Coalition which includes the National MS Society. This evidence-based Consensus on Disease-Modifying Therapies (.pdf) may be useful when discussing treatment options with your healthcare provider and advocating with insurers for access and coverage.

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