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    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    8/13/2010 12:36:29 PM

    Reviewer: vallo1, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I started taking Ampyra at the end of July and started seeing improvements in standing after a few days. I didn't want to say they were improvements too soon, but after over two weeks on the medication the cause-and-effect is pretty evident. I'm standing and transferring easier, I'm able to get in and out of the shower easier and (I'm happy to say) I don't have major problems ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    8/10/2010 7:15:41 PM

    Reviewer: killarney, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Ive been on this medication for 3 and a half months and have a little more leg strength. The walking has improved slightly however with some spasticity ampyra may kick in when the stretching is done twice a day and the leg musles aren't as stiff.

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    8/9/2010 1:56:46 PM

    Reviewer: suzyQ1133, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I have been on this drug for six weeks and have seen NO improvement. I have had greater pain and am wondering if I should continue. Another let down. What is the FDA doing?

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    8/8/2010 3:50:31 PM

    Reviewer: jtrac, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been taking this Med for 3 months and my walking is getting worse. I workout 7x per week Before taking MedI had little trouble with my Gait( walking) now It does not matter how much I workout I can't seem to hold a good steady pace without falling over. I have had MS for 10 years eat right workout 7x a week now this. I feel that this med is not the Ans.Is anyone feel the same I have No ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    8/7/2010 9:26:58 PM

    Reviewer: msteachk, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I hsve been taking Ampyra for 2 weeks. I can't believe how much it has helped. I have much more stamina when walking. I have also noticed that I have less spacisity (even though my NP told me that it would not help with that) For the first time in years I was able the stand and fold laundry in the laundry room not sitting on the couch! I hope that I continue to make gains. I haven't ... Show Full Comment

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