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Copaxone vs Tecfidera (BG-12) for CIS

Copaxone
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Tecfidera (BG-12)
Other name: Glatiramer (Glatiramer)
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Glatiramer acetate (also known as Copolymer 1, Cop-1, or Copaxone - as marketed by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries) is an immunomodulator drug currently used to treat multiple sclerosis. It is a random polymer of four amino acids found i...
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Itching
6
Welts
3
Burning
2
Injection Site Reactions
2
Immediate Post Injection Reaction
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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
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Nausea
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Weight Gain
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Hair Loss
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Hives
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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
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Nausea
6
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Stomach Problems
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Vomiting
3
Depression
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Glatiramer acetate (also known as Copolymer 1, Cop-1, or Copaxone - as marketed by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries) is an immunomodulator drug currently used to treat multiple sclerosis. It is a random polymer of four amino acids found i...
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hot, itching, raised bumps, etc of Copaxone were becoming q...
" ...me, the daily shot, itching, raised bumps, etc of Copaxone were becoming quite bothersome. Tecfidera has been a blessing. Hope you find your... "

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ile on Copaxone, I had terrible hives at the injection si...
" Kronk, I've been on Tecfidera for over a year now and have been lucky with no side effects. While on Copaxone, I had terrible hives at the injection site and experienced frequent relapses.... "

Copaxone, although it has been great has caused damage to...
" I am hoping to start Tecfidera in late Autumn. Rebif made me too poorly and Copaxone, although it has been great has caused damage to fat layer. After ...to see how trials go for Tecfidera and crossing... "

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I'd rather take a pill twice a day that's more effective...
" ...was determined that b.c. Tecfidera is 50% effective and Copaxone only 30% ...studies on Tecfidera vs. Copaxone, you'll see the data on this. I'd rather take a pill twice a day that's more effective than... "

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flushing, bit barely noticeable. I believe I had itching...
" ...I switched over from Copaxone and I'm so glad I did. I'm feeling a lot better these days. I didn't really have any side affects. I have some very minor flushing, bit barely noticeable. I believe... "

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t\" have. \"Copaxone did NOTHING for me\" How long were...
" ...But most people now have switched to Tecfidera\" Some may have but I doubt \"most\" have. \"Copaxone did NOTHING for me\" How long were ...read that those that stay on Copaxone 10 years fair the... "

no side effects with Copaxone. I've been reading...
" I just started Tecfidera 2 weeks ago. The 1st week I was fine with the 120mg but now that I'm taking the 240mg I have had some stomach aches, diaharra and naseau. I was previously on ...not. I had... "

ke you i was on copaxone and it is so good not to be in...
" hi stephen like you i was on copaxone and it is so good not to be injecting ...eat breakfast, take my tecfidera and have some toast. sort of trapping the tec between 2 courses. yeay!! it worked! i... "

retty bad injection site reactions on Copaxone (been on it a...
" ...still having pretty bad injection site reactions on Copaxone (been on it a year) ...consider switching to Aubagio. I briefly tried Tecfidera and couldn't tolerate it, but she claims that her patients... "

ou very scary palpitations and also feeling breathless it...
" ...copaxone. My experience with copaxone was the very same as you very scary palpitations and also feeling breathless it happened straight after ...taken of copaxone and am now on Tecfidera which I am... "

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