Comparative data for therapies in multiple sclerosis (MS) are scarce. Researchers from the Department of Neuroscience, University of Florence, Italy, have retrospectively compared long-term outcomes between patients treated with beta-interferons (IFNs) or azathioprine (AZA) in relapsing remitting MS and find the treatment options to be equally effective in terms of disability outcomes and annualized relapse rate.
Long-term comparison of beta-interferons and azathioprine in relapsing remitting MS
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