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October 23, 2008
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To those viewers with questions about the drug, alemtuzamab, you can read ABC Australia’s original article about the breakthrough here:

If any of you are wondering about availability in the U.S., alemtuzumab is not being used right now in America to treat multiple sclerosis because of serious side effects.

Individuals need to be closely monitored as side effects vary in nature and severity for MS patients. For this reason the drug is also not being used off label in this country.

However, alemtuzumab is currently undergoing a clinical trial in the U.S. for individuals with MS. Right now, it is recruiting patients for Phase III of the clinical trial, and there are hopes that the drug will dramatically change the treatment system for MS patients.

If you wish to find more about the clinical trial, please visit the U.S. National Institute of Health’s site, and do a search for alemtuzumab:

Hope this helps. Let us know if you have further questions.

— Katie, team


It was quite interesting to know that MS strikes in other countries. It is virtually unheard of in certain parts of the United States. All technology should be shared worldwide. I don’t normally watch Worldfocus, but this story kept me watching. I would like to see more stories aired concerning health matters, and the technology used throughout the world.


Send me any and all information about cancer drug
called Alatusamen which can treat MS as it helped golfer Tony Johnston.


want to know about new ms drug


Please watch this about half way through

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