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Is Evusheld useful for MS Patients?

EVUSHELD is a medication that is FDA approved for for pre-exposure prophylaxis for prevention of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

This means this medication is taken as a precaution to protect from developing severe illness covid infection in future.

It is used for patients who are immune compromised due to a medical condition or on immunosuppressive medicines who may be at risk for severe COVID 19 in infection due to weakened immune system.

EVUSHELD consists of two antibody combinations

It is 2 intramuscular injections, given one after the other.

It seems to afford protection for upto six months as per current studies. Ongoing protection after that is to be determined.

Jai S Perumal, MD

Weill Cornell Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Center 1305 York Ave., Second Floor New York, NY 10021