TOUCH Prescribing Program Resources

There are several resources available to assist in educating healthcare providers, and thus patients, of the known risks and potential benefits of TYSABRI treatment. Distribution of TOUCH Prescribing Program forms is controlled and available only from Biogen directly. The educational materials below are available for your convenience.


Educational Tools

  • TOUCH Prescribing Program Overview
  • TOUCH Prescribing Program Educational Slide Set
  • Diagnosing PML (progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy)
    • Helpful Information for Evaluation of New Neurological Symptoms in Patients Receiving TYSABRI is a resource for Neurology specialists treating TYSABRI patients. Key topics included in this tool are the importance of careful evaluation of any new or recurrent symptoms, differentiating between the signs and symptoms typical of MS and PML, PML diagnostic algorithm incorporating MRI and CSF assessment, and action steps if PML is suspected.
    • Understanding PML for Gastroenterologists material is a resource for Gastroenterologists, Internists, or other non-Neurology specialists treating TYSABRI patients. Key topics included in this tool are the characteristics of PML, guidance on recognizing PML in the context of Crohn's disease, and action steps if PML is suspected.

To learn more about enrolling in the TOUCH Prescribing Program, contact a TYSABRI Support Specialist at Biogen, call toll free: 1-800-456-2255 Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM to 8:00 PM (ET).


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