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How effective is teriflunomide?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Teriflunomide reduces relapses by about 30% in people with remitting-relapsing MS. It is about as effective as interferon for preventing relapses. It can also slow disability and nerve damage as shown on MRI. 

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