105 patient evaluations for Natalizumab taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis'

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Aug 7, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Advice & Tips: Don't expect this treatment to work quickly. Since I've been on it I still had 3 relapses. Now that I take it regulary every month I feel ok. I mean, I take it every 1st friday of every month and by the end of the month I'm dragging again. I still get weak, sleep alot, and start slurring or stutter when I talk.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2009 (Started Jan 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 27, 2009 (Started Aug 31, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Tiredness

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 18, 2009 (Started Apr 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Allergic reaction, Head pain, Itchy rash, Tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Advice & Tips: The main side affect that bothers me the most is the tightening of my chest and the difficulty breathing during the infusion, also I get the chills during the flush
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Tiredness, Allergic reaction, Itchy rash, Head pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 19, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Metallic taste in mouth, Tiredness, Joint pain, Stomach pain, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Side effects: Tiredness, Nausea, Stomach pain, Metallic taste in mouth, Joint pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 18, 2009 (Started Dec 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Advice & Tips: the best choice i made for MS
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2009 (Started Dec 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Cost: $200+ monthly

Dec 25, 2008 (Started Dec 25, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 5, 2009 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Stomach pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 4, 2009 (Started May 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg Monthly
Advice & Tips: I think it helped me in the beginning but since I stopped my monthly treatment, I can't tell the difference.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 12, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Generalized weakness (asthenia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Generalized weakness (asthenia)

  • 0 helpful marks
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