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MS Spasticity Therapy Baclofen Helps to Repair Myelin: Study – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Thursday, 25 August, 2022

MS Spasticity Therapy Baclofen Helps to Repair Myelin: Study – Multiple Sclerosis News Today

Baclofen, an approved therapy for spasticity in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, promoted the repair of myelin — the protective sheath around nerve fibers that’s progressively lost in MS — in a mouse model of the disease, a study showed.

These findings suggest baclofen — sold as oral tablets, oral solution, and injectable formulations — may be a potential therapeutic approach to stimulate myelin repair in people with MS, the researchers noted.

Future studies in MS patients treated with baclofen are needed to confirm these findings.

Read more at: https://multiplesclerosisnewstoday.com/news-posts/2022/08/22/ms-spasticity-therapy-baclofen-helps-with-remyelination/

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