Lemtrada is taken for: MS* RRMS Cancer

Lemtrada

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Taken for: MS*, RRMS, Cancer, PPMS
Other names: Campath
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
Alemtuzumab (marketed as Campath, MabCampath or Campath-1H and currently under further development as Lemtrada...
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Angeline
I'm itchy all over body and I can't sleep. The antihistamine is not helping
Is there something I can use? I have a rash developing

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Has the FDA approved this medication in the US and what is the cost. Is it covered by insurance??




leeann
campath
I was part of the clinical trial got treated for 2 years...at least one relapse. Lost some hair not a bunch, lost some weight, about 12 lbs. liked it because it was one full treatment cycle a year, so I was not getting treated as frequently as other meds.

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week at the North Staffordshire University Hospital in Stoke...
" ...in the lemtrada UK And Ireland Facebook group with a lady in utoxetter. She starts treatment next week at the North Staffordshire University Hospital in Stoke. Just a... "

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on Lemtrada since 2008. It's been the best choice I've...
" ...a doctor, but I've been on Lemtrada since 2008. It's been the best choice I've ever made. All my lesions in my head and... "

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shift.ms
long till you start Lemtrada, exciting times I booked into...
" ...to know, my neurologist has agreed to refer me to stoke as QE is nowhere ...not long till you start Lemtrada, exciting times I booked into... "

thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4...
" Google- Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4 were serious. Three patients experienced Graves' ophthalmopathy and 1 patient ...\... "

thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4...
" Google- Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...Remain High - Medscape Medscape Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4... "

thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4...
" Google- Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...High - Medscape Advertisement Medscape Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4... "

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their symptom management drugs as their symptoms improved...
" ...careful that your cognitive and memory problems are not ...that I saw lemtrada treated patients mentioned. They were able to reduce their symptom management drugs as their symptoms improved. Tha... "

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Angeline
I'm itchy all over body and I can't sleep. The antihistamine is not helping
Is there something I can use? I have a rash developing

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Has the FDA approved this medication in the US and what is the cost. Is it covered by insurance??




leeann
campath
I was part of the clinical trial got treated for 2 years...at least one relapse. Lost some hair not a bunch, lost some weight, about 12 lbs. liked it because it was one full treatment cycle a year, so I was not getting treated as frequently as other meds.

Post from
shift.ms
week at the North Staffordshire University Hospital in Stoke...
" ...in the lemtrada UK And Ireland Facebook group with a lady in utoxetter. She starts treatment next week at the North Staffordshire University Hospital in Stoke. Just a... "

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www.msworld.org
on Lemtrada since 2008. It's been the best choice I've...
" ...a doctor, but I've been on Lemtrada since 2008. It's been the best choice I've ever made. All my lesions in my head and... "

Post from
shift.ms
long till you start Lemtrada, exciting times I booked into...
" ...to know, my neurologist has agreed to refer me to stoke as QE is nowhere ...not long till you start Lemtrada, exciting times I booked into... "

thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4...
" Google- Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4 were serious. Three patients experienced Graves' ophthalmopathy and 1 patient ...\... "

thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4...
" Google- Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...Remain High - Medscape Medscape Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4... "

thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4...
" Google- Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...High - Medscape Advertisement Medscape Alemtuzumab Trumps Interferon in MS, but ...thyroid events in those taking alemtuzumab, and of these, 4... "

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shift.ms
their symptom management drugs as their symptoms improved...
" ...careful that your cognitive and memory problems are not ...that I saw lemtrada treated patients mentioned. They were able to reduce their symptom management drugs as their symptoms improved. Tha... "

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