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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
4/23/2014 5:13:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been on this for 5 months and I'm happy. Used to be on Copaxone but the doc said it wasn't helping me as well as it should. Now, no issues with my MS since starting tecfidera. The only side effect that I have experienced is the flushing, which starts about 30 minutes to 2 hours after taking the pill. It feels like my skin and blood are getting hot in my face, neck, and shoulders ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
4/19/2014 9:28:12 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Once on full dosage had nausea, vomiting for 2 weeks. Dehydrated. Had to stop. Severe reaction.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
4/10/2014 8:36:29 PM

Reviewer: mharris7nycap.rr.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
upset stomach, flushing, noticed lost of hair_my hair in the drain & hair on my clothes.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
4/10/2014 7:51:46 PM

Reviewer: Poke me no more, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
1month in on medicine, Swelling in feet, increase in appetite, little flushing, overall great. Rather deal with side affects than do rebid

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
4/5/2014 4:20:07 PM

Reviewer: mjoyce, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
it is very expensive. My insurance will cover it now, but down the road it may stop due to Obama care, then what

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