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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Copaxone SubQ.

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204 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
4/3/2013 9:52:29 PM

Reviewer: SuzyQ, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking this drug for 5 years. I feel it has worked exceptionally well. I have a hard time doing the injections cause it is hard to find a proper area for the injection but it is well worth it when the symptoms are minimal and mobility is good. My advice stay on the medication suck it up and do the injections cause it is worth it to slow the disease down. My cousin has MS as well she is ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
3/28/2013 9:18:47 PM

Reviewer: Emily, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this medication for 10 days. It was my first choice because it sounded effective and the least harmful although I do not like using needles and cringe at the thought. The first day I took the medication I had a burning pain at the injection site, followed by a hard bruised welt that lasted a week. I continued using the medication (having my husband do the injections for me). I found each in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
2/28/2013 4:15:34 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/22/2013 10:04:17 AM

Reviewer: Dreams008, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Well, I finished up my third month of Copaxone, and I know statistically it takes 6-12 months to become effective, but within the 3 months I have been on it, my symptoms are only getting worse and I'm showing more disability when it comes to walking and my right arm. After seeing my neurologist yesterday, we decided that moving me to Tysabri until BG-12 comes out is the best plan of action ri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/7/2013 1:07:54 PM

Reviewer: Dreams008, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
OK, well I am now on month 3 of Copaxone. I remember the first day, thinking how traumatized I was at the fact I had to use a needle every day, but now it's just another part of my daily routine. I am still welting up, but believe it or not, the pain does start to diminish and it really feels like a quick bee sting that stops hurting after about 5 minutes. Iceing the area after really helps ... Show Full Comment

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