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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of copaxone subq.

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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
9/6/2014 10:47:09 AM

Reviewer: kezia, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Treatment works well for me. Taking medication for 5 years and experienced only one significant relapse in that time. Only issue injection sites and needle fatigue. Tried oral med, but could not tolerate side effects. Considering changing to 40 mg injection 3x week. Am wondering if injections are more painful. Copaxone site says the syringe contains the same volume of liquid. Same needle size? Inc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/10/2014 8:50:08 AM

Reviewer: MS Woman, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Had Avonex first, had to be taken off it due to vaginal hemorage. Used Copaxone a few years without problems. My nuro took me off Copaxone a year ago, without saying why, except, that I was doing well. No injections. I was diagnosed in the late 1990s for MS although presented symptoms starting in 1992. Main issue fatigue. I was wondering why Dr took me off copaxone. I did read FDA warning to drug ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
5/26/2014 6:33:49 PM

Reviewer: Willie, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Really good so far

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
5/8/2014 10:07:16 AM

Reviewer: Mlsalotti, 35-44 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: 4

Comment:

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
4/23/2014 9:45:14 PM

Reviewer: chloe, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The only reason I would know it is working is when I have my annual MRIs otherwise it was my understanding that cop axone treats the disease but not the symptoms. My symptoms have increased in the last 2 yrs. I have been taking this drug. Don't quite understand some of the other comments about feeling better.

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