Vaccine-preventable infections can lead to relapse and worsening of MS symptoms, so it's important to take precautions that minimise risk.1 Vaccines can help to protect you from viruses before they become a problem.
Some MS treatments can impact the effectiveness of vaccines more than others – your doctor will take this into consideration when building a personalised plan to get you vaccine ready.1
It is a good idea for MS patients preparing to receive a vaccine to refer to any relevant local health authority guidelines and consult their treating physician for tailored advice.
Before receiving any vaccinations, you should speak to your neurologist. They are best placed to consider your individual circumstances and develop a vaccine plan that is right for you.
When building a vaccine plan, your neurologist will consider:
Your current health (including any MS flares)
Your medical history
Any medications you’re taking
Factors that increase your risk of infection
Vaccine type and safety
To learn more about vaccinations and MS, create a list of questions to ask your neurologist below.
Select which questions you would like to ask at your next appointment
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