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Is Tysabri readily available in the UK?

I am moving back the the south of England after living in Australia for 7 years. I have been on Tysabri for more than 2 years and it has been working really well for me. Will I be able to get the drug in England does anyone know?  I am just fearing a relapse if I go without it got too long
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Hi and welcome to our little MS community,

According to the MS trust Tysabri has been approved for use on the NHS since 2007, it is often prescribed in the UK when someone's MS is highly active though and the UK guidelines on paper are more restricted, so not exactly the same flexibility as here in Oz.

Theoretically from what i can work out, you shouldn't have a problem continuing taking Tysabri once your back in England but for your peace of mind, it would probably be a good idea to contact the neurologist who will be taking over your care and and try to set it up before hand.

https://www.mstrust.org.uk/a-z/tysabri-natalizumab
https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/d04-p-b.pdf

Cheers...........JJ
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