37 patient evaluations for Dimethyl fumarate

May 1, 2013 (Started Apr 19, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (diarrhea, burning sensation, rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 480 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Side effects were worse at beginning and are gradually going away. Not something that makes taking the treatment difficult at all. Still waiting before I decide to rule whether it's working 100% but so far nothing huge has happened MS-wise to make me think otherwise.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 15, 2013 (Started Apr 19, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diarrhea, burning sensation, rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 4 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

Jan 21, 2014 (Started Jan 17, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (flushing)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 240 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I saw everyone else say to take it with food to reduce flushing. I am experimenting with the type of food though. It is still early, but the flushing side effect might be less when I make sure I have protein in my diet for that meal. Can't say for sure yet.

  • 2 helpful marks
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