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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Tecfidera oral.

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148 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/21/2016 2:46:04 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
10/24/2015 2:28:32 PM

Reviewer: (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
PML side affect? My mother almost died from PML. After contracting the virus, she then contracted IRIS. She was on a feeding tube and had a week to live. It's a miracle she is still with us. She's still alive, but this 56 year old woman has spent the last three years relearning how to do basic life skills. She can barely walk or talk. She needs constant one on one care. There needs to be a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/3/2015 7:36:53 PM

Reviewer: ccjsir, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

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I was diagnosed with Relapsing Remitting MS in 2003. I was started on Avonex and did extremely well with only 1 relapse which occurred in 2005. After years of IM injections, I was diagnosed with calcification in my arm muscles. In 2013, my MS doctor switched me to Tecfidera. I have had no relapses and am doing well. The only side effect I continue to have is occasional skin flushing, usually lasti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/2/2015 2:46:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

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Current Rating: 2

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has anyone used gilenya directly before switching to tecfidera?

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/9/2015 2:50:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

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Current Rating: 5

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I was diagnosed w/ MS June 2014 I had blurred vision in 1 eye went to the eye doc said I had optic neurits sent me to ER to be admitted I had to take 5 days of iv steroid treatments in the hospital then neuro started me on tecfidera I haven't had any issues no flare ups & I pray it stays that way! I had my 1st yearly mri last month and blood test ran I have a follow up appt towards the end ... Show Full Comment

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