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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
3/6/2014 12:58:47 PM

Reviewer: me, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
been taking this drug since 2009 and haven't had a replase since.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
10/6/2013 12:11:12 AM

Reviewer: Doug, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Gilenya for 2 years and I felt it was working well until I ended up with cancer in my spine and lung. Not knowing if the cancer is Gilenya related my Neuro took me off the drug. After the cancer treatment is over I do plan on starting Gilenya again as my main M.S. treatment.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/26/2013 9:45:44 PM

Reviewer: Hopeful, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Super easy pill! However I developed shortness of breath when on drug. Started about one to two months afternoon drug. Dr did not relate shortness of breath to expiration/ asthma type problems until after a year of miscellaneous tests. MRIs have been well and drug appears to work. Package is difficult to open if you have hand difficulties.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/21/2013 5:11:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
dizziness nausea hot flashes tiredness

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/24/2013 1:01:06 PM

Reviewer: pullupjumper, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Gilenya has made a big positive difference in my life! Diagnosed with MS in 1999, I was on the injectible drug Avonex for 12 years before Gilenya came out in 2011. Now I take my pill every night and have not had any side effects whatsoever. My energy level has gone up and I have never felt better. I feel like a normal person again, and I don't have to plan my day on injecting a needle into my ... Show Full Comment

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