38 patient evaluations for Fingolimod

Jun 18, 2013 (Started Sep 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upper respiratory infection, UTI symptoms

Oct 20, 2010 (Started Sep 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (UTI symptoms, upper respiratory infection)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I had great improvement in all my MS symptoms, there were very few side effects. I was in the clinical trial for 3 years and continue for 1 more year in the extension phase. This drug has given me back my life. Minimal side effects, no hassle to take, have not yet had a relapse in over 3 years and was relapsing every 3 months prior to joining the trial.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upper respiratory infection, UTI symptoms

  • 33 helpful marks

Jun 18, 2013 (Started Sep 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Reduced my relapses by more than 70%; which in turn, helped me regain strength and mobility.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Oct 14, 2010 (Started Sep 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.5 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 9 helpful marks

Apr 11, 2011 (Started Jan 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (abnormal EKG (electrocardiogram))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Began to give me CHF- started with swelling of face and limbs. abnormal ekg. stopped started back on Ty
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: abnormal EKG (electrocardiogram), swelling in legs, feet and ankles

Apr 8, 2011 (Started Jan 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (abnormal EKG (electrocardiogram))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: abnormal EKG (electrocardiogram), swelling in legs, feet and ankles

Jun 4, 2010 (Started Jan 31, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (abnormal EKG (electrocardiogram))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: abnormal EKG (electrocardiogram), swelling in legs, feet and ankles

  • 4 helpful marks
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