243 patient evaluations for Glatiramer acetate

doughntpanic
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doughntpanic
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jun 18, 2011 (Started May 28, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 13, 2011 (Started May 28, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I inject my copaxone every evening before bed after my shower. I have found that if I inject slowly I have much less trouble with pain & lumps after the injection. The stinging, pain & itch has decreased over time as I have been on Copaxone for over 8 months. You are not supposed to massage the site for 24 hours after injecting but it helps to do so if it has been >24hrs. I will never be able to know for sure but I believe this treatment has been very effective. I have been doing much better after several months on it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Aug 3, 2010 (Started May 28, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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BreathingLady
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BreathingLady
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jun 15, 2011 (Started Jun 22, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

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tiggermomma
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tiggermomma
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 2, 2011 (Started Nov 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking Copaxone because I started taking LDN on October 12,2011

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Tigertroll
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Tigertroll
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 1, 2011 (Started Mar 25, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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Cyprian1
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Cyprian1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 15, 2011 (Started May 04, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My taking of this medication is due to the loss of brain cells as opposed to relapses persay .. my neuro conducted a spectroscopy and didn't like that issue about the brain cells . I didn't reply yes or no to unexpected benefits as at first I thought I was feeling better but I think now that it was just wishful thinking . I am all for positive believe me . As for side effects , the book which shows diagrams wher to inject is so way off that I gave my 4th shot too high up above my belly button . The next day I felt horrible and called up Teva . The nurse said a false exacerbation. Then they called back and that nurse said she is documenting it as there were no notes by the previous nurse . I am sure no drug maker wants to hear the bad but Teva says it does , so when I suggested making the diagrams more accurate as people like me are going to go by what they see and can comprehend . Well, whatever . They made notes . Now I know better and it does make you have site issues , the rest is of course unknown as that is how it works right ? You have no way of knowing , like my MS , if it is workiing ?
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Tgrlly
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Tgrlly
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 9, 2011 (Started Nov 01, 2003)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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_-Miranda_-
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_-Miranda_-
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 24, 2011 (Started Jul 04, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Support immune health: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: When you first start taking this injection you will experience the symptoms of a small panic attack. Also it will leave a lump at the injectionsite. The injectionsite will often itch.

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ukiwi
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ukiwi
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Apr 17, 2011 (Started Mar 27, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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lf in nc
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lf in nc
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Apr 5, 2011 (Started Jun 22, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Injection site reaction

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karilou
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karilou
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: severe
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Apr 1, 2011 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 18, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It's no problem taking Copaxone. I've never had any eyesight problems, no double vision. Also no cognition problems at all.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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