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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/24/2015 7:40:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
No side effects from drug itself. Do have to take 2ce daily so have to remember to take it. After a yr on drug, no new lesions.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/16/2015 11:40:29 AM

Reviewer: Lizzyk, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had no new lesions and one healed one since taking this drug. MS has been stable since taking it for the past 12 months. It is great for me, but I know that everyone is different.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/15/2015 1:50:40 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am just now getting off of this drug. It had minor side effects that were inconsequential to me, but to be taking prednisone 5 months of the 10 I've been on it, it does not seem to be working for me.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
12/31/2014 1:41:30 AM

Reviewer: ms2012, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed in 2012 and on needle. I began taking this medicine May 2013. I was concerned regarding possible side effects. Overall I am pleased. In the beginning I had slight flushing. Then a month or two into the medicine I had stomach cramps. However if I ate something light about 30 minutes before I was ok. As for results so far so could. My MRI showed not only no active lesions but ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
12/19/2014 2:28:55 PM

Reviewer: still hopeful, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
11 months taking. First 4 months miserable with nausea, flushing, crawly skin. Nausea went away, flushing continued but less intense, crawly skin continued. Blood counts down. Tested positive for JC virus. Off med given JC>PML link. Had one major relapse while on Tec. Would have continued but for new FDA warning about PML.

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