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Tecfidera and weight loss
Hi, I have been on the Tecfidera for two months, I have lost 10lbs in that time. All my Docs have been informed and say if I hit 15, I need to contact them again. Actually I like the weight loss as I can afford to lose some. Not much more however. The Tecfidera has been awesome, no other issues with this medication, love it, so far...
I started taking Tecfidera in July. In the beginning I experienced the flushing and some constipation. Overall I have done really well on the drug. I wanted to know has anyone else expereinced weight loss on Tecfidera. I thought I was under stress, but this morning when I tried on some pants I realized it had to be something else. Finally, I decided to check the website. I'm 5'4 and I really can't afford to loose weight. Does anyone have any suggestions?
ut that isn't a good enough reason to stay on it....
" ...effects. Incidentally I have gained 5-6 lbs since stopping Tecfidera with no changes in ...Bummer but I knew Tecfidera was helping me maintain my weight loss but that isn't a good enough reason to stay... "
Dec 2013. My Dr slowly titrated me to full dose which helped...
" I have been taking Tecfidera since Dec 2013. My Dr slowly titrated me to full dose which helped a great deal with ...loss (due to Tecfidera per Dr and my eating choices) and MRI five months into taking... "
n Copaxone had trouble with losing weight all over, not j...
" Weight loss with Copaxone Has anyone on Copaxone had trouble with losing weight all over, not just in the ...is given. I have been on Copaxone for almost 5 years ...am thinking about going on Tecfidera... "
opaxone since 2010. With my weight loss I have very little s...
" Hi everyone, I've been taking Copaxone since 2010. With my weight loss I have very little subq ...am allowed to take Aubagio. She thinks that oral med is the best for me. She also wrote down Tecfidera,... "
ve posted. I just started Tecfidera 5 days ago. The first fe...
" ...have posted. I just started Tecfidera 5 days ago. The ...also have horrible heartburn. I am losing weight because I just can't bear to eat. I see my nuerologist tomorrow to discuss. She has told me to... "
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