48 patient evaluations for Glatiramer acetate taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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

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Sep 27, 2014 (Started Nov 15, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Nov 10, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2000)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Self-injecting is MUCH easier than you think it will be ahead of time. Because I am extremely lean, I find it's more comfortable to insert the needle at a shallow angle. Definitely rotate injection sites daily.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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

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Jul 15, 2014 (Started Jun 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg every other day
Cost: < $25 monthly

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kirr
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kirr
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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May 1, 2014 (Started Oct 01, 2012)

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

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

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Jan 25, 2014 (Started Sep 07, 2008)

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

Nov 21, 2008 (Started Sep 07, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be prepared to be organised
Cost: < $25 monthly

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gelflinggrl
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gelflinggrl
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
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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Jan 15, 2014 (Started Jun 22, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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KKmom
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KKmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
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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Dec 15, 2013 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Injection site reaction

Feb 26, 2011 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

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

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yosmom
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yosmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 19, 2013 (Started Apr 11, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Pain: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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lifechanges
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lifechanges
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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May 4, 2013 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Collapsed fat tissue leaving large indentations in injection sites
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Injection site reaction

Jul 7, 2010 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for General health: Can’t tell
  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just started the treatments a week ago. I have not learned to use the auto injector. I find it is less trouble to just give it without. The pain is nothing worse than a bee sting and only lasts about 10 minutes.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Injection site reaction

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Sagen
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Sagen
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
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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Oct 14, 2012 (Started Feb 17, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: Was having horrible reaction like a heart attack more an more often.
Side effects: Breathing difficulty

Sep 29, 2012 (Started Feb 17, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Breathing difficulty

Apr 14, 2010 (Started Feb 17, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I think it has slowed prgression. Shots are a pain, and bother. Injections burn sometimes and leave redness, bruising, and a lump. Itches.
Side effects: Breathing difficulty

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JaneinFL
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JaneinFL
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 26, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: Shots weren't too bad for me, helped to pull the shots out and let them warm up. For me, I had allergic reactions that grew more and more frequent until they were weekly (difficulty breathing, diarhea, vomiting and chills)
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Lumps and bumps, Injection site itching

Jul 6, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: It does get better, even after a few months, for me laying off caffeine for the hour before I took my shot reduced the sting of the medicine entering my body
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Lumps and bumps, Injection site itching

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