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Treato results for Tecfidera (BG-12) and Weight

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By Myachinghead
January 16, 2014
Myachinghead wrote
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By Martha Jones
December 30, 2013
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By Vanessa
December 17, 2013
Vanessa wrote
Weight Loss
I have been on Tec 2 weeks and am experimenting weight gain w/ hunger.
Lilly  |  April 4, 2014
I started on the tec November 2013, and started dropping a little weight consistently until I stopped it just 2 weeks ago. I would have stayed on it but for the other side effects- debilitating nausea, headaches, tooth and gum lesions and pain and hair loss. When I was asked by someone if I had cancer (because of the weight loss) that was enough for me. I should have known better than to consume cleaning products even if they have "reformulated" it and put it in a capsule. I'm getting tir
Cyndie  |  March 29, 2014
Why Tec? I see no weightloss info on it...
Ramprat  |  February 26, 2014
I've been on Tecfidera about four months now and have lost 20 pounds. While I walk miles and miles every day and eat really well, I haven't really changed diet or exercise.
Kristin  |  January 28, 2014
I've been on Tec for over 3 months now. I've lost about 15lbs w/o dieting or much exercise. Going to see the dr soon
SoccerDad  |  January 26, 2014
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By Linda
December 12, 2013
Linda wrote
Tecfidera
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By Marcia
September 5, 2013
Marcia wrote
Tecfidera
Pam I also am experiencing extreme fatigue. I am not sure if it's just my MS or if the drug is making it worse. I feel like my arms and legs have weights attached to them.
Ann  |  March 11, 2014
I recently switched from Copaxone, after 10 years. I had no injection sites left. I have been on Tecfidera about 7 months. My recent MRI scans is stable. I still flush, intermittently, several hours after meals. Benadryl handles it well. The major side effect that I have is extreme fatigue. This is different than my normal MS fatigue. I am trying to stick with it to see if after time, it subsides. Hope this helps!
Pam  |  January 6, 2014
Hi Marcia, I do not take Tecfidera but am considering it. I have taken copaxone for over ten yrs. now and have had some flares with optic neuritis, heavy legs with difficulty walking and some fat destruction in my legs where shots are done but Copaxone seems to be working and I feel very stable. I do try to stay out of the sun and to keep my stress as low as possible (read Bible for this every p.m.). I am looking into Tecfidera as I would like to stop taking shots daily. jane
jane  |  September 16, 2013
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By Cheryl Baker
August 22, 2013
Cheryl Baker wrote
I've been on Tecfidera for about 3 months...
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I have been on it for 6 months and have not had those issues.
Pam  |  January 6, 2014
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10 online discussions about Tecfidera (BG-12) and Weight found:

Francis. Interestingly BG12 is being investigated for its...
...Francis. Interestingly BG12 is being investigated for ...hope.  Thanks Pat. I'm not on Warfarin any more. The haematologist switched me over to Clexane (low molecular weight Heparin) instead a...
for an oral medication. Tecfidera was the first of the...
...wife was on Rebif for eight ...for an oral medication. Tecfidera was the first of ...were a heavy psychological weight. While we are very thankful Rebif has worked to keep relapses years a...
started Tecfidera last Thur. I was told by the nurse to...
Just started Tecfidera last Thur. I was told ...the nurse to take 325mg aspirin 30 min before Tecfidera. Eat a meal with some fat and after meal take 2-3 Tums and the Tecfidera. I drink lots of wat...
trials those taking Tecfidera experienced an average...
...Tecfidera experienced an average drop in count of 28%. Even then I am well above the \"danger zone\". I also understand any drop will be linear which is why I will be tested 30 days after starting ...
eight years (although age and weight have slowed me from my...
...weight ...I don’t self-inject, so I stopped in Nov/Dec 2011 to try Gilenya. That stoppage lasted only seven weeks, as the side effects of that pill proved intolerable if not dangerous for ......
for MS. It's called BG-12. It is being prescribed now...
...approved for MS. It's called BG-12. It is being prescribed now ...nothing there. Start over. Reboot the machine. Jettison the dead weight doctors (Klimas, Peterson, et al) and start over with...
Room/Track/Physio Center): New York(Expand US...
...of the Art with Physical Fitness/Massage/Pool/Weight Room/Track/Physio Center): New York(Expand US ...in the United States in BG 12-18 or a few Wild Card...
mice. Calculations based on weight and surface area for the...
...as it did in the EAE mice. Calculations based on weight and surface area for the lowest dose to have ...for less than the cost of three people taking Gilenya, Tecfidera, or Tysabri for a...
you are still taking Tecfidera, it can have effects on the...
...(if you are still taking Tecfidera, it can have effects on ...is also necessary for fat storage; if you have a weight problem, it can also indicate that your insulin level...
(after 6 yrs) to Tecfidera. Tysabri is her first choice,...
...Beta (after 6 yrs) to Tecfidera. Tysabri is her first choice, ...and will get better on Tecfidera. She has a lot of ...in my quadricep when I weight bear and bend my knee....
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