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Multiple sclerosis (abbreviated MS, also known as disseminated sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminata) is an inflammation ...
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Copaxone 16,621 Tysabri 11,243 Avonex 9,768
166,884 conversations around the web about MS to help you make a decision
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Gilenya
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Low Dose Naltrexone
8 / 10
Satisfaction
10 / 10
Satisfaction
8,616
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Autoimmune*
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Fingolimod (International Nonproprietary Name, codenamed FTY720, trade name Gilenya) is an Immunomodulating drug. In 2010 and 2011 it was approved for treating multiple sclerosis in USA/Russia and Europe/Canada/Australia respectively...
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Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
9
Hair Loss
3
Common Cold
2
Chicken Pox
2
Bradycardia
2
Nausea
2
Weight Gain
2
Shortness Of Breath
1
Migraines
1
Shingles
1
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Depression
5
Withdrawal
2
Candida
2
Addiction
2
Nausea
2
Vivid Dreams
1
Arthritis
1
Psoriasis
1
Not Sleeping
1
Weight Gain
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Low Dose Naltrexone
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3
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Common Cold
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Low
2
0
Chicken Pox
Gil
Low
2
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Bradycardia
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Low
2
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Nausea
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Low
2
2
Weight Gain
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Low
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1
Shortness Of Breath
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Low
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Migraines
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Low
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Gil
Low
1
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Depression
Low
Gil
5
0
Withdrawal
Low
Gil
2
0
Candida
Low
Gil
2
0
Addiction
Low
Gil
2
0
Nausea
Low
Gil
2
2
Vivid Dreams
Low
Gil
1
0
Arthritis
Low
Gil
1
0
Psoriasis
Low
Gil
1
0
Not Sleeping
Low
Gil
1
0
Weight Gain
Low
Gil
1
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Fingolimod (International Nonproprietary Name, codenamed FTY720, trade name Gilenya) is an Immunomodulating drug. In 2010 and 2011 it was approved for treating multiple sclerosis in USA/Russia and Europe/Canada/Australia respectively...
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me. I currently take Gilenya and know my neuro wouldn't...
" ...a try. LDN isn't any option for me. I currently take Gilenya and know my neuro wouldn't go fo... "

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25 years she is on Gilenya and found good improvements I am...
" ...she is on Gilenya and found good improvements I am only using LDN drug for my m.s Please let meknow your DR details so that i can see him soon and get the script for Gilenya I tried both AMPYRA... "

to take it alongside the Fingolimod. Does anyone know...
" Fingolimod and LDN Hi All I've just had ...has recommended that I start on Fingolimod. I haven't started taking LDN yet but was hoping to take it alongside the Fingolimod. Does anyone know i... "

to take it alongside the Fingolimod. Does anyone know...
" ...that I start on Fingolimod. I haven't started taking LDN yet but was hoping to take it alongside the Fingolimod. Does anyone... "

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I started taking Gilenya 10 days ago. My neurologis...
" ...been taking LDN since mid-2009. I started taking Gilenya 10 days ago. My neurologis was aware of the LDN, and said it wasn't ...that's following me on Gilenya is aware of the LDN and says it's... "

currently take LDN because it never helped me. I may want...
" ...while, possibly on Gilenya some time after. I dont currently take LDN because it never helped me. I may ...it though. Is it ok to take LDN as well as Tysabri? Or LDN as well as Gilenya? Tha... "

been doing alot of research on LDN and it sounds really good...
" LDN plus Fingolimod? I'm hoping the FDA will approve the use of fingolimod (new oral medication) for MS soon. I've been doing alot of research on LDN and it sounds really good too. My thinking is... "

expected . I currently take gilenya , doing ok on this but...
" Ldn Hi everyone , hope we ...all keeping well as expected . I currently take gilenya , doing ok on this but I'm soooo ...quickly . I've been reading a little into taking LDN and would love to gi... "

refuses to prescribe Gilenya- he has had some bad reactions...
" ...ago. I have started LDN. My Neuro refuses to prescribe Gilenya- he has had some bad reactions with a few ...issues shouldnt be on Gilenya, and Im one of those people.. Know anyone on LDN? Im s... "

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or no side effects. Also looking into Gilenya or LDN,...
" ...at the ms clinic in December and yes I am definately considering Copaxone. I really was hoping the side effects from rebif would go away, unfortunately I just dont think my body likes it. I have a ... "

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