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Multiple sclerosis (abbreviated MS, also known as disseminated sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminata) is an inflammation ...
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Copaxone 17,093 Tysabri 11,481 Avonex 10,043
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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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Natalizumab is a humanized antibody monoclonal antibody against the cellular adhesion molecule integrin. Natalizumab is used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and Crohn's disease. It is co-marketed by Biogen Idec and lan as Tysabri, and was p...
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About Gilenya
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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Natalizumab is a humanized antibody monoclonal antibody against the cellular adhesion molecule integrin. Natalizumab is used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis and Crohn's disease. It is co-marketed by Biogen Idec and lan as Tysabri, and was p...
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I tested positive for that virus that could lead to PML...
" ...SP Tysabri was abosutley the best treatment I had EVER been on. I could have cried when my neuro took me off it because I tested positive for that virus that could lead to PML. I honestly felt... "

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as tysabri wasn't working and then I started reacting. Been...
" ...tysabri to gilenya (fingolimod) as tysabri wasn't working and then I started reacting. Been on it 17 months now and it's actually working haha. No side effects and ...only had 1 relapse (which... "

it when it's available (not stopping Tysabri earlier cos...
" ...years - but I've responded really well to Tysabri, so still undecided. Fingolimod looked to be the best option to switch ...then considering it when it's available (not stopping Tysabri earlier ... "

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Tysabri as soon as possible. The drug has been working well...
" ...have been on Gilenya for just about ...to switch back to Tysabri as soon as possible. The drug has been working well (no new lesions), ...just prior to Gilenya - with no side effects and no n... "

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Neuro says.That and the fact that Tysabri has really worked...
" Gilenya is just 60% as effective as Tysabri. ...what my Neuro says.That and the fact that Tysabri has really worked for m... "

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I have been on tysabri for two years it has been great no...
" ...I change from tysabri ...been on tysabri for two years it has been great no relapses! ...and painful. Should I change it would be great but what if fingolimod didn't work as well as tys... "

spring. I love Tysabri but I'm almost at the 25 infusion...
" ...newly diagnosed I would choose Gilenya over Tysabri. Yes, ...us how you do. I'm on Tysabri now but will likely be switching to Gilenya in the spring. I love Tysabri but I'm almost at the... "

Tysabri stresses me a bit,so I'm glad that Gilenya...
" ...have been on Gilenya for nearly a year and am doing well.I have had ...did say that if Gilenya didn't work then I could have Tysabri.Taking Tysabri stresses me a bit,so I'm glad that Gilenya se... "

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what the first symptoms of a tysabri-gilenya pml? and...
" ...if known? how long was tysabri used before gilenya? how long was gilenya used before pml symptoms started and then pml confirmed? how much ...what the first symptoms of a tysabri-gilenya pml?... "

a needle, but only once a month. It is the most effective...
" ...does involve a needle, but only once a month. It is the most effective dmd. Fingolimod is slightly less effective and more expensive.... "

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