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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/15/2008 6:03:48 PM

Reviewer: mrsjahay, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
6 infusions and counting w/ no side effects to speak of. Not due for another MRI scan for another 2 months, but the last one showed a "stable brain". I hope that folks remember that everyone's situation is different. What works for one may not work for another. In the MS world... that is an unavoidable reality. Give your treatments time, and have patience to the best of your ability. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/5/2008 4:07:30 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Took Betaseron for a year & had horrible side effects. After being told about the miracle of Tysabri, I am sort of disappointed. My symptoms have gotten no better, but no worse after 1 year of infusions.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
7/2/2008 9:29:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
6/10/2008 2:53:11 PM

Reviewer: mimi9565, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was dx 6 years ago and immediately started on Avonex. I had easily managed flu-like side effects but I was getting resentful of the weekly injections I had to give myself. I never had any "big relapses" but lesions kept showing up on my MRI's. Started Tysabri 10 months ago, and I LOVE IT!!! I work a half day, drive into Boston, get a nice lunch and visit everyone while I get my d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
5/23/2008 9:42:23 PM

Reviewer: imlynne, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was diagnosed with relapsing remitting ms in 2006.My first injection was copaxon.After 3 mo. I began to experience msny different site reactions and swelling in my throat that would last about 10 min. My Dr. reccomended stopping the copaxon.I'm glad I did !In Jan.2007 I started the Tysabri study program.I recieved 9 infusions with no side effects of any kind.My insurance has since picked up ... Show Full Comment

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