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How can Plegridy help treat people with relapsing-remitting MS?

Plegridy, a new interferon product, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval as a treatment for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). In a clinical trial, Plegridy was shown to significantly reduce important clinical and imaging measures, including slowing the progression of disability and decreasing the number of relapses and brain lesions. Plegridy is given by subcutaneous injection every two weeks. 

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