Glatirameracetate – the treatment of multiple sclerosis monitored in the ReMuS Registry


Authors: R. Taláb 1;  M. Talábová 2
Authors‘ workplace: Neurologická klinika LF UK a FN Plzeň 1;  Neurologická klinika LF UK a FN Hradec Králové 2
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2020; 83/116(4): 401-407
Category: Original Paper
doi: 10.14735/amcsnn2020401

Overview

The data of patients with MS treated in the Czech Republic with glatirameracetate (GA) entered in both etrospectively and prospectively the Registry of Multiple Sclerosis (ReMuS) registry are presented. Outputs from the registry were processed over the period from its foundation on January 1, 2013 to June 30, 2018 focusing on patients treated daily with subcutaneous 20 mg/ml of GA (GA20) or subcutaneous 40 mg/ml (GA40) 3 times per week. Data of a total of 3,527 patients who were treated with GA20 or GA40 during the period monitored were analysed. 868 patients (24.6%) were treated during the entire monitored period and treatment in this period was started in 1,929 patients (54.6%). At the end of the reference period, a total of 2,190 (62.1%) patients were treated with GA. In this subgroup, 205 patients (9.4%) were treated with GA 20 and 1,985 patients (90.6%) with GA 40. Treatment with GA was finished in 634 (32.9%) patients, out of whom 521 (82.2%) were included for treatment escalation and 113 patients (17.8%) discontinued immunomodulatory therapy.

Keywords:

glatirameracetate – clinically isolated syndrome – multiple sclerosis


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