56 patient evaluations for Natalizumab taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis' with a side effects rating of None

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Dec 15, 2009 (Started Dec 19, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: Was on it for 3 years, and in consultation with doc, decided to take a drug holiday.

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 4, 2009 (Started Oct 29, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Advice & Tips: I thought this treatment worked great, no relapses, no MRI changes after 33 doses. Due to the unknown risk of developing PML after 2 years on the drug , 2 neurologists suggestd I change treatments for safety reasons. No 100% effective treatment for PML. So risk vs benefit became too high.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 2, 2009 (Started Sep 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: Monthly, I am have taken 2 doses at Dr Tolia's office. It lasts 3 hours each time. So far I have not experienced any positive effect and other then the TN it hasn't gotten worse but the Trigeminal Neuralgia has gotten better due to new drugs prescribed this Saturday.

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 31, 2009 (Started May 12, 2008)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 21, 2009 (Started Jan 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 9, 2009 (Started Jan 05, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Advice & Tips: I was in a FDA study for use of Tysabri and SP. It did not work for me at all. It was easy to toloerate the infusions, but after 9 infusions felt it was best to stop.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 26, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 2 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

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
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