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In addition to measuring patient adherence to IMTs, the study compared the efficacy of the various treatments, using relapse rate as primary efficacy parameter and the Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) score as a secondary parameter.
Results also showed that patients who completed the study experienced a significant decrease in mean converted Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) score as measured after 12 months of treatment as compared to baseline (-0.
Forty percent (40%) of the patients in the trial had improvements in the Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS), which is an objective measure of the patient's physical disability and none of the patients had worsening disease.