Tecfidera (BG-12)

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Starting with tecfideraI got 4 attacks of optical neuritis i...
" Starting with tecfidera I got 4 attacks of optical neuritis in the last 3 months and the doctors are not sure if it is MS or not as it is not common to have repeated attacks like this. But, they are... "

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to BG-12Hello...I switched 4 months ago from Tysabri t...
" From Tysabri to BG-12 Hello...I switched 4 months ago from Tysabri to BG-12....and now I'm having a pretty bad relapse. Is anyone else experiencing... "

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so specialist is switching me to bg12. I just got tysabri...
" ...avonex for 7 yrs. Tysabri 5 yrs. Built antibodies so specialist is switching me to bg12. I just got tysabri Friday so at the end of April I'm to do a round of prednisone. He said a lot of people comin... "

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

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after 4 yrs, so went to Tecfidera. I was thrilled to have...
" ...out of remission on Tysabri after 4 yrs, so went to Tecfidera. I was thrilled to have an oral and was determined to stick through the side effects and I did. The flushing and stomach problems bothered... "

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was two days from starting Tecfidera before I went into the...
" ...I would never take Tysabri. I was scared to death of it. It took 2 very active and nasty cervical lesions and months of major back to back flares to convince me otherwise. I was two days from... "

have not taken it since I got ill. It's funny I was off meds...
" ...illnesses while on the Tecfidera Had an awful one over Thanksgiving (Thankfully after I did holiday cooking cleaning and family over) Ran a high fever and have not been able to work since so I have... "

Tecfidera for 18 months. No side effects but it's efficacy...
" I've been on Tecfidera for 18 months. No side effects but it's efficacy in slowing progression is 35-40% Although no major relapses but not as aggressive in slowing progression as my previous DMD... "

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at I am doing so well on Tecfidera. I remain hopeful th...
" ...flushing, but overall I am tolerating Tecfidera better than other medications. ...be thrilled that I am doing so well on Tecfidera. I remain hopeful that ...time to recovery from my last flare. This is... "

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in the towel and switch. I was so counting on Tecfidera...
" ...month on Tec after a 24 month regime on Tysabri(JC ). I had one episode of flushing with first dose but nothing since. However, ...to throw in the towel and switch. I was so counting on Tecfidera "

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