249 patient evaluations for Glatiramer acetate

Jan 10, 2001 (Started Nov 26, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site soreness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It wasn't helping at all after a year or so. The cost, some covered by insurance at the time, was VERY high.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 20, 2000 (Started Apr 20, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (anaphylaxis)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Every other day
Advice & Tips: Had anaphylactic shock
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 19, 1987 (Started Feb 02, 1988)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Side effects
    Severe (injection site reaction, redness, lumps and bumps)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: injection site reaction, redness, lumps and bumps

  • 0 helpful marks
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