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Copaxone vs Tecfidera (BG-12) for CIS

Copaxone
VS.
Tecfidera (BG-12)
Other name: Glatiramer Glatiramer
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for CIS
2.5
Concern level
3.3
Concern level
for CIS
3.4
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Method of use:
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Rx
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Glatiramer acetate (also known as Copolymer 1, Cop-1, or Copaxone - as marketed by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries) is an immunomodulator drug currently used to treat multiple sclerosis. It is a random polymer of four amino acids found i...
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Glatiramer acetate (also known as Copolymer 1, Cop-1, or Copaxone - as marketed by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries) is an immunomodulator drug currently used to treat multiple sclerosis. It is a random polymer of four amino acids found i...
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Top Concerns
Cop
Itching
6
Bruise
3
Welts
3
Burning
2
Injection Site Reactions
2
Immediate Post Injection Reaction
2
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
2
Nausea
2
Weight Gain
2
Hair Loss
1
Top Concerns
Tec
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
9
Nausea
5
Itching
5
Stomach Problems
3
Depression
2
Vomiting
2
Stomach Issues
2
Hair Loss
2
Rash
2
Burning
2
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Glatiramer acetate (also known as Copolymer 1, Cop-1, or Copaxone - as marketed by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries) is an immunomodulator drug currently used to treat multiple sclerosis. It is a random polymer of four amino acids found i...
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Glatiramer acetate (also known as Copolymer 1, Cop-1, or Copaxone - as marketed by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries) is an immunomodulator drug currently used to treat multiple sclerosis. It is a random polymer of four amino acids found i...
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hot, itching, raised bumps, etc of Copaxone were becoming q...
| www.msworld.org
" ...me, the daily shot, itching, raised bumps, etc of Copaxone were becoming quite bothersome. Tecfidera has been a blessing. Hope you find your... "

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

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Copaxone, although it has been great has caused damage to...
| community.mssociety.org.uk
" I am hoping to start Tecfidera in late Autumn. Rebif made me too poorly and Copaxone, although it has been great has caused damage to fat layer. After ...to see how trials go for Tecfidera and crossing... "

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I'd rather take a pill twice a day that's more effective...
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" ...was determined that b.c. Tecfidera is 50% effective and Copaxone only 30% ...studies on Tecfidera vs. Copaxone, you'll see the data on this. I'd rather take a pill twice a day that's more effective than... "

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flushing, bit barely noticeable. I believe I had itching...
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" ...I switched over from Copaxone and I'm so glad I did. I'm feeling a lot better these days. I didn't really have any side affects. I have some very minor flushing, bit barely noticeable. I believe... "

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should find there are no side effects, although if y...
| community.mssociety.org.uk
" ...flu type symptoms, then go for Copaxone. For the simple reason ...like for everyone. I never had any side effects from Copaxone. But, having said that, ...couple of months with Tecfidera, you should find... "

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t\" have. \"Copaxone did NOTHING for me\" How long were...
| www.msworld.org
" ...But most people now have switched to Tecfidera\" Some may have but I doubt \"most\" have. \"Copaxone did NOTHING for me\" How long were ...read that those that stay on Copaxone 10 years fair the... "

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I did have side effects from Tecfidera i.e stomach issues...
| community.mssociety.org.uk
" Hello, I tried Tecfidera for nearly 4 months ...to start. I did have side effects from Tecfidera i.e stomach issues and ...start with but after being on copaxone I was just glad to not be injecting... "

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no side effects with Copaxone. I've been reading...
| www.msconnection.org
" I just started Tecfidera 2 weeks ago. The 1st week I was fine with the 120mg but now that I'm taking the 240mg I have had some stomach aches, diaharra and naseau. I was previously on ...not. I had... "

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ke you i was on copaxone and it is so good not to be in...
| community.mssociety.org.uk
" hi stephen like you i was on copaxone and it is so good not to be injecting ...eat breakfast, take my tecfidera and have some toast. sort of trapping the tec between 2 courses. yeay!! it worked! i... "

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