32 patient evaluations for Glatiramer acetate taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis' with a side effects rating of Moderate

emgaston
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emgaston
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Aug 1, 2010 (Started May 01, 2003)

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

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Beachgirl2007
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Beachgirl2007
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I have:
MS

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May 29, 2010 (Started Dec 15, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I personally had a headache every single day for almost 6 months and it was getting really old on top of having MS. I had angioplasty of my right jugular and my azygous vein in June and I have had a major improvement in my symptoms.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Mar 11, 2010 (Started Apr 24, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was one of the patients that experienced one of the extremely rare side-effects. It wasn't anything life threatening, but it was something that I had NEVER experienced before and decided that it wasn't worth it to continue accepting this risk as a side-effect of the Copaxone.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Oral herpes symptoms

Apr 29, 2009 (Started Apr 24, 2009)

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

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savedandfree
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savedandfree
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jan 26, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It is keeping me from a wheel chair and relaspes.
Cost: $200+ monthly

May 25, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: So far this has been the best treatment I have been taking. I have no side effects, other than occasional minor brusing at injection sites.

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jms0522
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jms0522
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Jan 1, 2010 (Started Apr 26, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Injection site swelling, Injection site stinging, Injection site lumps

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G8RMommy
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G8RMommy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Dec 30, 2009 (Started Nov 24, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Site reactions are awful for me, but I am sticking it out!!! The cost is wonderful ($0 for me) so I can't complain, and see no reason to deny a treatment that I don't even have to pay for. SS covers my monthly copay. Wish that everyone in need of the med could have that luxury.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Injection site reaction

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Daisy1189
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Daisy1189
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I have:
MS

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Dec 4, 2009 (Started Oct 15, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Hives (urticaria)

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

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Sep 25, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Advice: At bedtime, I apply a cold pack before and after injecting the medication. It seems to lessen the side effects listed above. Even with the moderate side effects, Copaxone has been a Godsend.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Redness, Lumps and bumps, Injection site itching

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luvbug622
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luvbug622
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 1, 2009 (Started Feb 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Lesa Skylor Blue
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Lesa Skylor Blue
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
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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Aug 15, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The chest pressure/ anxiety feeling for me was too much especially dosing daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Depressed mood

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