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    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
    3/12/2015 1:14:27 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I came out of remission on Tysabri after 4 yrs, so went to Tecfidera. I was thrilled to have an oral and was determined to stick through the side effects and I did. The flushing and stomach problems bothered me for about 2 months but I kept reading forums to see how other people were handling the drug. Unfortunately Tecfidera is not strong enough to put me back in remission so I have mini relapses ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
    2/26/2015 1:57:30 PM

    Reviewer: AJ_G, 35-44 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 Tecfidera since early November 2014. I was diagnosed in September of 2014. I had a bit of flushing in the first couple of months. It typically occurred about 30-45 minutes after taking a pill. I also experienced some stomach discomfort early on as well. It always helped to take the medication with a high carb meal. Now I can take it on an empty stomach if necessary and have ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
    2/11/2015 7:24:08 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    While on the medication I had no issues, very easy to use. However, now requires JCV testing in order to use safely which at the time prescribed was unknown.. meaning this drug could have killed me faster than any MS attack itself. Still too much unknown about it as it's quite a new treatment.

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
    1/25/2015 1:37:51 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've been on Tecfidera since I was diagnosed with MS, and although the side-effects can be unpleasant at times, the medication has worked very well for me.

    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.

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