I smoke cigarettes but don't drink. Is it safe to be on Ampyra if I'm a smoker?
There are no contraindications or warnings regarding smoking and Ampyra. In the absence of data, we suggest you speak with your physician about your situation.
As you probably already know, smoking is bad for MS, and while it is difficult to quit it is highly recommended to do so. Here is a previous blog about smoking and MS.
Revere (Rip) Kinkel MD
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program