Improvement of walking in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). Ampyra is a potassium channel blocker. Exactly how it works is not known. It is thought to increase nerve function that will improve walking in patients with MS.
Ampyra is an oral medication that has been shown to improve the walking speed of patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis, or MS. It is a central nervous system stimulant/potassium channel blocker, and is only available as a brand-name drug at this time.