Conclusions: AMPYRA (Dalfampridine-ER) was associated with short-term improvements in walking speed and community participation, and sustained improvements in walking endurance and self-perceived impact of MS on walking for one year. Our study supports the utility of Ampyra in late MS.
Objectives: The objective of this paper is to determine the
clinical tolerability and effects of dalfampridine on walking and
Methods: All patients
at the Portland VA Medical Center prescribed dalfampridine-ER over one
year completed the Timed 25-Foot Walk, Multiple Sclerosis Walking Scale-12, Two-Minute Timed Walk, and Community Integration
(CIQ) at baseline and follow-up clinic visits.
Multiple Sclerosis Journal. published 7 October 2013,10.1177/1352458513507356
H. Cameron, Oregon Health and Science University and Portland VA
Medical Center, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L226, Portland, OR 97219,
USA. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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