Decision Aid Summary
|Title||Multiple Sclerosis: Should I Start Taking Medicines for MS?|
|Audience||People with multiple sclerosis (MS).|
|Options included||Take medicines after your first attack of MS or as soon as you are diagnosed.
Don't take medicines now. Wait to see how the disease progresses.
|Year of last update or review||2020|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Where was it developed?||www.healthwise.org
|Health condition||Multiple Sclerosis|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|8 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2019-06-26.