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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

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/5/2014 6:20:19 PM

Reviewer: Deb63, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had no flushing, but many gastro-intestinal issues while on the full dose of 2 capsules 2 times/day. This is very hard to handle while working full time. I am ready to give up and return to Avonex.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/3/2014 7:59:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was told that when taking Tecfidera I am not suppose to have a Flu shot ?Any feed back on that???????????

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/3/2014 3:46:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on this drug for alittle over a month with very little side effects. The only one I get is the flushing but not bad, my provider told me to take tylenol prior to taking the med and it works. Better than taking a SHOT.

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