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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
4/3/2008 1:32:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am a newly diagnosed person with MS. I had tremors, major fatigue, depression, etc.. I started out trying Rebif which had very negative side effects, and the MRI showed extremely increased area's with lesions. After that MRI I swtiched to Tysabri. I have done 8 infusions and my energy level has gone up to almost pre-MS levels. I can actually work full time now with no calling out sick! I als ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
3/12/2008 4:31:44 PM

Reviewer: marshcougar@yahoo.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed w/MS 21 years ago-spent 13 yrs. doing every-other-day self-injections of Beta Seron, which worked well for that time, but then developed anti-bodies and went into a severe downward spiral in all aspects of this disease. Started Tysabri 14 months ago and it is working well for me. I have some very ugly side effects, but I can deal with them better than the dibilitating effects of MS ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
3/5/2008 12:05:22 AM

Reviewer: MS Guy, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I love having to treat my MS once a month, with no headaches from Rybif.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
2/24/2008 8:48:24 PM

Reviewer: mwendyjm, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosised two years ago with MS at which I was put on Avonex for year and half I took wkly inj and had all the side effects, they never seem to go away. Plus had lots of relapses. I since change to a new doctor that beleives in tysabri and just received my third dose and starting see the effect it is taking on me, I walk better, I'm able to stand to make dinner for my family and most ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Return then Become Less Severe
1/30/2008 8:31:36 AM

Reviewer: duckterzo@aol.com, 45-54 Female 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:
This treatment has been very expensive for my family, our insurance is a coin-insurance plan so after the insurance company pays 1,840.00.00 each month for the Tysabri, we pay an additional $460.00 plus another $174.00 per month for the infusion cost. I feel that the drug company should except what insurance companies pay so their victims can stay on their drugs that are helping them. Tysabri,YES ... Show Full Comment

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