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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?

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/20/2013 11:40:49 AM

Reviewer: dgetch, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It has been too soon to verify the effectivness I gave it 5 stars because I have had no new relapes. I have been on the medicine for 3 weeks now. The only thing I noticed was some flushing for about 20 minutes the first day. Nothing else to report. No problems with GI.No rash. I love this medicine over taking Avonex injection.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/12/2013 5:19:56 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I started Tecfidera'tritration' on July 15 2013 and had NO symptoms except for a small flushing. However, I began to oversleep which caused the cycle of getting up late, not eating right away, taking the drug late taking the last pill way too late and waking up late again...I called the pharmacist who told me I am only 2 in 350 reporting this 'over sleeping' problem...so I am not t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/2/2013 1:12:37 PM

Reviewer: culbrz46, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have beenon full strength only one week - still having rash and itching - I'm optimistic that it will ease up. I prefer the pills to injections, so I will keep going. It will be a while before I will have another MRI to see that it is working, but I have no reason to belief it won't.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/25/2013 2:21:58 PM

Reviewer: tben97, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Started Tecfidera 10 days ago. A little flushing first two doses. Sure beats driving 4.5 hours for Tysabri infusions, which I did for 68 months. I feel pretty good! Sure beats a needle everyday or 3 times a week, or even once a month.

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