Short-term safety of pulse steroid therapy in multiple sclerosis relapses.

  title={Short-term safety of pulse steroid therapy in multiple sclerosis relapses.},
  author={Vahid Shaygannejad and Fereshteh Ashtari and Mahsa Alinaghian and Rasul Norouzi and Mehri Salari and Farzad Fatehi},
  journal={Clinical neuropharmacology},
  volume={36 1},
OBJECTIVE To determine the short-term safety of high-dose intravenous methylprednisolone in acute attacks of multiple sclerosis (MS). METHOD In a prospective study, we evaluated the patients with MS who received high-dose intravenous methylprednisolone for acute attacks. By repeated physical and laboratory examinations and history taking, patients were assessed for adverse effects that would be related to pulse therapy before, within, and 3 months after the treatment. RESULTS Sixty-four… CONTINUE READING
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