10 patient evaluations for Natalizumab taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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Jun 13, 2012 (Started May 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: just hate the head ache havent found a way to treat it yet

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 11, 2010 (Started May 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (jerky movements (myoclonus))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: clicking noise in ears was very bothersome for my sleep
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: jerky movements (myoclonus)

May 13, 2010 (Started May 26, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: jerky movements (myoclonus)

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 20, 2010 (Started Jul 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Monthly

Sep 28, 2008 (Started Jul 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 15, 2010 (Started Aug 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Advice & Tips: i started into the 2nd yr of taking this med, when all the reports of pml started becoming more frequently, it was decided by myself and dr to discontinue till further notice of med.

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 29, 2009 (Started May 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: Much better than the other MS treatments. Not having the issues with the side effects.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2009 (Started Aug 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (itchy rash)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Side effects: itchy rash

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 18, 2008 (Started Sep 04, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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