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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
9/11/2013 1:49:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Initially when I took this drug I had the itchy feelings in my arms and feet. It only happened on my first day taking the pill. The next day the itching stopped. I didn't have itching any more until I took the 240mg dose and then it was only the first day as well then it stopped. I feel better if I eat while taking the pill. All in all I have had no problems on this pill and I enjoy it bet ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
9/9/2013 10:08:09 PM

Reviewer: needinghealth, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I love not giving myself injections. For the first three weeks I suffered from flushing and some GI distress. This seem to be under control. I may have to come off the drug as my white blood cell count is very low. I hope something else is causing the problem.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
9/2/2013 9:21:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have only been on Tecfidera for two full weeks. I experience flushing, itching without a rash, and ocassional headaches. Flushing and itching occur within the first hour then it resolves.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/28/2013 11:28:08 AM

Reviewer: NWSW1950, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I began Tecfidera On April 11th, 2013. I have had no relapses and virtually no side effects from the drug. I love having an oral medication. Prior, I used Copaxone for more than 12 years. I have been diagnosed for 25 years. If I fail to take a Tylenol 30 minutes prior to taking my Rx, it is possible that I will experience flushing, which is uncomfortable for a few minutes.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/20/2013 1:38:52 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Only on the medication for two and 1/2 weeks now. Not sure about the effectiveness. The first two weeks were fine. I just had a slight decrease in appetite. The last two days I have had stomach cramping and an upset stomach. Anyone else have this and does it stop?

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