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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/7/2011 7:10:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am now into my 6th week on Gilenya. I initially had throat issues,but that has gone away. Also, I experienced some hip pain which has subsided as well. I feel very fortunate to have no ongoing side effects. Some difficulty with falling asleep, creating tough bouts with fatigue, but I feel that is not related to Gilenya. A couple Sominex has helped the problem greatly. I'm not unrealistic abo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/2/2011 4:24:13 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am almost to my third month on this medication. Within the first week of being on it I started having a serious exasterbation of symptoms. I have tremors that run all the way to my neck, my legs have just recently started showing signs of tremors as well. I am tired constantly. My head aches almost all day every day. I started with numbness and tingling in my toes it now goes to my knees and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/27/2011 1:51:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was on the study of this drug for 2 yrs, now on actual drug since March 2011. Don't know if it is helping, I'm hoping. I'm in a huge relapse since Feb '10. So I'm hoping that it can keep me from progressing. I need to heal because this is the worst since I was diagnosed in 1991. Was good for most of my adult life till past 4 yrs gone to pot..lol. O'well hoping for symptom ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/19/2011 10:49:13 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed in March of 2009. I have moderate to severe problems with mobility. I use a cane or crutch to assist with balance and weakness. There are also mild issues with eyesight and muscle weakness. I used Copaxone for 15 months with no changes to my symptoms positively or negatively(no progression!) I have been taking Gilenya for three weeks with no side effects. If all this drug does for ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/12/2011 11:45:33 PM

Reviewer: Angie, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been very pleased with Gilenya and its ease of use however, about 4 to 6 weeks after beginning it, I developed mild but annoying achy hip joints.

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