37 patient evaluations for Dimethyl fumarate

Feb 9, 2019 (Started Sep 04, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 26, 2019 (Started Jun 14, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psoriasis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (flushing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 480 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Still working daily. No Psoriasis!
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 21, 2014 (Started Jun 14, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for psoriasis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 480 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: After 1st year, Psoriasis is still clear. Still happy I made the swtch from Rebif to Tecfedera. Occasionally I have flushing, but it is more amusing than it is bothersome.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 31, 2013 (Started Jun 14, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (flushing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 480 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No longer heat intolerant Increased energy level Able to focus on task for longer period of time Less cog fog, clearer thinking More interest in hobbies Improved Psoriasis (no current skin lesions) Improved hemorrhoids
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 4 helpful marks

Dec 15, 2017 (Started May 16, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (increased indexes for PML.)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: when I had been taking Tecfidera, I had taken a low-dose aspirin a few minutes before swallowing the capsule. The low-dose aspirin relieved the flushing feeling on my face and neck.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 15, 2017 (Started May 16, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (increased indexes for PML.)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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