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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/30/2013 7:47:03 PM

Reviewer: taboma13, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Tysabri for 5 1/2 years withouy a break or holiday. I started with Copaxon, moved on to Rebif, and the other on. I was averaging 1 re-laps every 3 months nothing was working. I was hesitant to start Tysabri because of the side effects, you know death. But after a month of research a with input from my doctor I switched. Now id 5 1/2 years I average 1-2 relapses a year. Tysabri is a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
8/30/2013 2:57:04 PM

Reviewer: Love, 55-64 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: 4

Comment:
Although I tested positive for the JCV virus, I chose to start the Tysabri. I was previously on Rebif, had 2 new brain lesions on my last MRI with it, and because of a fear of needles (3 times subcu per week), and the glowing results of Tysabri, I have had 8 infusions so far, and I believe that I am doing better on the Tysabri. I am entering the time period that my risks for PML are increasing, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
5/28/2013 12:42:17 PM

Reviewer: mzcontessap, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on/off Tysabri for the last 3 years. I had to take a break due to pregnancy inwhich I took 2 treatments not knowing I was pregnant and I am proud to say I have a healthy baby girl. By my second treatment my numbness and pains started to decrease. It is very easy to use if you can withstand having an IV inserted. The only downfall for me, the medicine lasts 28-29 days and until my next ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
4/16/2013 9:46:08 AM

Reviewer: helenagh, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
it gave me my independance back

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
4/6/2013 12:34:08 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i was on tysobi for two years.and now i have no vaines left.so i am getting the drug in a power port in my chest it does help.

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