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Lemtrada

POM
Read time: 40 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

LEMTRADA is indicated as a single disease modifying therapy in adults with highly active relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) for the following patient groups:

• Patients with highly active disease despite a full and adequate course of treatment with at least one disease modifying therapy (DMT) or

• Patients with rapidly evolving severe relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis defined by 2 or more disabling relapses in one year, and with 1 or more Gadolinium enhancing lesions on brain MRI or a significant increase in T2 lesion load as compared to a previous recent MRI.

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