243 patient evaluations for Glatiramer acetate taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis'

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Oct 15, 2013 (Started Aug 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Every other day
Advice & Tips: Just could not inject anymore
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jan 17, 2011 (Started Aug 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 19, 2009 (Started Aug 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was WAY more anxious about the injections than I needed to be! No big deal at all so far
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 19, 2013 (Started Apr 11, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (shortness of breath (dyspnea))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 6, 2013 (Started Nov 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 31, 2013 (Started Feb 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (racing heart feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Apr 22, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Don't know)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 29, 2013 (Started Dec 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site itching, injection site pain, lumps and bumps, redness, injection site reaction, bruising, immediate post injection reaction (IPIR))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: redness, lumps and bumps, bruising, injection site pain, injection site itching, injection site reaction

Feb 8, 2009 (Started Dec 20, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site itching, injection site pain, lumps and bumps, redness, injection site reaction, bruising)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: There are no other side effects for me, except injection sight.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: redness, lumps and bumps, bruising, injection site pain, injection site itching, injection site reaction

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2013 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Copaxone flush)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My personal perceived effectiveness dwindled over the years to the point I felt it didn't work on me anymore.

Dec 29, 2008 (Started Dec 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2013 (Started Jul 15, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (lumps and bumps)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

May 4, 2013 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Collapsed fat tissue leaving large indentations in injection sites
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: injection site reaction

Jul 7, 2010 (Started Jun 28, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just started the treatments a week ago. I have not learned to use the auto injector. I find it is less trouble to just give it without. The pain is nothing worse than a bee sting and only lasts about 10 minutes.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: injection site reaction

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 10, 2013 (Started Jan 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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