MS is currently classified as an autoimmune chronic disease of the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves). MS is unpredictable and can have a significant impact financially, emotionally and physically with symptoms such as extreme fatigue, cognitive impairment, bladder problems, impaired sensation, lack of coordination, weakness, tingling, vision problems, and mood changes.

No one needs to face MS alone, Rx Connect specialty Pharmacy is here to help and assist patients to better understand and manage their condition. Our qualified staff supports patients accessing healthcare services, health case management and holistic care.

Access to Multiple Sclerosis medications can pose a significant obstacle for patients. Rx Connect will act as administrators to support special authorizations, diagnostic coordination, injection training and scheduling to make sure our patient have access to specialty medication(s).

  • Canada has one of the highest rates of multiple sclerosis (MS) in the world.
  • An estimated 77,000 Canadians live with MS.
  • An estimated 1 in every 385 Canadians live with MS.
  • On average, 8 women and 3 men are diagnosed with MS every day.
  • About 60% of adults newly diagnosed with MS are 20-49 years old.
  • The proportion of Canadians living with MS increased by 1/3.
  • Rate of new cases reported for MS have not increased.
  • Overall, Canadians with MS live longer now than before.
  • Walking difficulties
  • Vision problems
  • Weakness or clumsiness
  • Abnormal sensation (e.g. tingling or numbness)
  • Fatigue
  • Mood and cognitive changes
  • Pain