66 patient evaluations for Glatiramer acetate with a cost of Not specified

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Nov 14, 2016 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: Use Shared Solutions injection reminders to help. Use a calendar to remember.
Side effects: Injection site reaction

Dec 15, 2013 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Injection site reaction

Feb 26, 2011 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Injection site reaction

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2016 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 9, 2016 (Started Feb 02, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Benedryl to get help with itching at site of injection`

  • 1 helpful mark

Oct 2, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Injection site lumps)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 20, 2015 (Started Mar 27, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: restarted after having continued infections on Gilenya,

Jan 12, 2015 (Started Mar 27, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

Apr 17, 2011 (Started Mar 27, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 16, 2015 (Started Oct 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Injection site redness, Injection site stinging, Injection site reaction, Injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 15, 2015 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Reason why I forgot most days is because I have 3 children ages 7-11 at the time. Life was hectic with their activities encroaching on my time and medication schedule. I have since have changed to Tecfidera and taking a pill is way easier than trying to balance inject-able medication and my children's active lives.

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 9, 2015 (Started Mar 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: cop. works but, I noticed hair lose, and other problems gaiting.

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 20, 2014 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Brain fog, Rashes (redness, swelling))
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

Dec 15, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Brain fog, Rashes (redness, swelling))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I found my brain fog got worse so I took a break. I found the brain fog went away when I stopped.

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 15, 2014 (Started Jul 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: The injection site reaction feels like a bee sting and lasts for an hour (for me at least) it helps to numb the area with an ice pack beforehand to decrease the symptoms.

  • 0 helpful marks
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