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

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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
2/13/2014 1:59:17 PM

Reviewer: jz1, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
If you experience the discomfort at the begining, work through it. Your doctor should be able to give you some tips to get through it. Once I got through the initial period, I have no side effects. Also, I have not had any MS symptoms since starting the drug. Due for an MRI next month so that should provide some more insight. Oh, also, it is very important to follow a healthy diet and get exe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/19/2014 2:57:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I never have had any side effects from the medicine.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/17/2014 3:55:50 PM

Reviewer: kitty13, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Diagnosed in 11/13. First med tried. Did well w/ minimal flushing controlled with ASA. 5 weeks and then GI sx got too much to take and stomach meds didn't help. Stopped and it took several weeks for stomach to return to normal. Have just started back on starter dose for 4 weeks, hoping to be able to tolorate full strength dose. Any thoughts?

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/17/2014 10:24:41 AM

Reviewer: Thankful, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on the drug going on 6 months. No issues other than occasional mild flushing. Waiting to see what my next set of scans will look like. I set a timer to go off on my phone at 8:30 am & pm. Definitely beats 3x/week shots.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/12/2014 4:48:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Been on this med for six weeks. First few weeks weren't bad with minimal flushing and stomach pain. Now into the sixth week the stomach pain, nausea and headaches have been pretty much constant. I get a few minutes of relief then it is back. Also, the past few days I am experiencing week ness and light headedness. I hated injecting everyday and was praying this new drug would work but at th ... Show Full Comment

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