AIIMS November 2011 – MCQ 1

Drug not used in multiple sclerosis?
A. Interferon 1 alpha
B. Interferon 1 beta
C. Glatiramer acetate
D. Mycophenolate mofetil

Correct answer : D. Mycophenolate mofetil (Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is an immunosuppressant and prodrug of mycophenolic acid, used extensively in transplant medicine.)

FDA Approved Disease Modifying Agents used in multiple sclerosis:
Avonex (interferon beta-1a)
Betaseron (interferon beta-1b)
Copaxone (glatiramer acetate)
Extavia (interferon beta-1b)
Gilenya (fingolimod)
Novantrone (mitoxantrone)
Rebif (interferon beta-1a)
Tysabri (natalizumab)

Ref: www.nationalmssociety.org/about-multiple-sclerosis/what-we-know-about-ms/treatments/index.aspx

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