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

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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

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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

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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

Jan 30, 2013 (Started Sep 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Injection site pain, Dizziness, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness, Nausea, Injection site pain

Oct 18, 2009 (Started Sep 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Injection site pain, Dizziness, Nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Dizziness, Nausea, Injection site pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2012 (Started Nov 19, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Very isolated condition that varies with individuals.

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