Real-world analysis of fingolimod versus teriflunomide in relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis

Takeaway

  • People with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) treated with fingolimod experienced better relapse control versus those treated with teriflunomide, but disability progression was similar in the two treatment groups.

Why this matters

  • In the absence of head-to-head trials comparing oral drugs for treatment of MS, real-world comparative data can help physicians and patients make informed, individualized treatment decisions.

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