249 patient evaluations for Glatiramer acetate

Apr 30, 2019 (Started May 01, 2019)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site pain, injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 5, 2017 (Started May 01, 2019)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site pain, injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 12, 2016 (Started May 01, 2019)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site pain, injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 10, 2015 (Started May 01, 2019)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 22, 2015 (Started May 01, 2019)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site pain, injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 16, 2013 (Started May 01, 2019)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Shallow injection, not deep. Deep gives thickening of skin. Ice on injection area too cool down in case of irritation.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 12, 2012 (Started May 01, 2019)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: no side effects at all, easy to use, easy to store, very effective for me compared to Avonex.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

May 26, 2018 (Started Jun 18, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hair loss, hirsutism (excessive hair growth), shivering)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg 3 times a week
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: hirsutism (excessive hair growth), hair loss

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 4, 2018 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg 3 times a week
Side effects: injection site reaction

Nov 14, 2016 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: Use Shared Solutions injection reminders to help. Use a calendar to remember.
Side effects: injection site reaction

Dec 15, 2013 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: injection site reaction

Feb 26, 2011 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: injection site reaction

  • 0 helpful marks
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