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Treatments for Inclusion Body Myositis

Treatment List for Inclusion Body Myositis

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Inclusion Body Myositis includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

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Discussion of treatments for Inclusion Body Myositis:

There is no standard course of treatment for IBM. The disease is unresponsive to corticosteroids and other immunosuppressive drugs. Some evidence suggests that intravenous immunoglobulin may have a slight, but transient, beneficial effect in a small number of cases. Physical therapy may be helpful in maintaining mobility. Other therapy is symptomatic and supportive. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Inclusion Body Myositis Information Page: NINDS)

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