41 patient evaluations for Natalizumab taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Basma
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Basma
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Feb 27, 2017 (Started Jan 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Bowel problems, Walking slower)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: I completed almost five years on Tysabri. Unfortunately I was diagnosed with breast cancer this month. had to stop it and move to Rebif.

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MicheleBall
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MicheleBall
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Mild
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jan 19, 2017 (Started Aug 24, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15ml every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: Headaches last two Days... Stress for the most part!! ReLax and Breathe!!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 14, 2016 (Started Aug 24, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15ml every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: 5th IV Today... feeling great now...took wrong turn coming home..now on to meet client's and then HOME to see my husband!! It's his Birthday 59!!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 6, 2016 (Started Aug 24, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15ml every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: Doing well only four times to the restroom during treatment~
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Dec 3, 2016 (Started Aug 24, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15ml every 4 weeks
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Nov 22, 2016 (Started Aug 24, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15ml every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: I had water and drank water all week before treatment..stay away from alcohol
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 17, 2016 (Started Aug 24, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15ml every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: Bring something to drink and read when getting IV!
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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a-non-mouse
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a-non-mouse
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Oct 9, 2014 (Started Aug 29, 2007)

  • 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: $200+ monthly

Mar 22, 2011 (Started Aug 29, 2007)

  • 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: $200+ monthly

Feb 27, 2010 (Started Aug 29, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
grandma5
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grandma5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: b
I have:
MS

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May 20, 2014 (Started May 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: $200+ monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Fatigue, Insomnia, Fatigue

May 19, 2014 (Started May 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Fatigue, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Fatigue, Insomnia, Fatigue

Jul 21, 2010 (Started May 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Fatigue, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches, Fatigue, Insomnia, Fatigue

May 29, 2010 (Started May 26, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Headaches, Fatigue, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: My physician ordered a clariton and two tylenol prior to my first injection. I continued to take tylenol every four hours the day of the infusion and the next. I was extrememly tired and slept most of the day of the infusion. I did have a little stomach problems on Thursday but other than that I felt fine.
Side effects: Headaches, Fatigue, Insomnia, Fatigue

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cyclistgirl
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cyclistgirl
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: mild
I have:
MS

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Sep 28, 2013 (Started Sep 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (JC Virus)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Advice & Tips: Cognitive improvement was significant. Muscle strength was significant.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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NancyBeth
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NancyBeth
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jul 23, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • 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
Advice & Tips: Drink a lot of fluid before, during and after to help the medication's effectiveness. I also ask for food (with protein) to keep my energy level up. Usually the treatment facilities have fantastic food and there is no charge because your there for at least 3hours. Tysabri has been a huge benefit for me, I can't believe I waited as long as I did to start taking it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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ecurra19
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ecurra19
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: severe
Swallowing: severe
Upper limb: severe
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jul 8, 2013 (Started Dec 13, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Acne, Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL Monthly
Advice & Tips: Second JC test negative.

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Ollybo
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Ollybo
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jan 10, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Flu like symptoms)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks

  • 0 helpful marks
wearingredshoes
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wearingredshoes
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I have:
MS

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Jun 24, 2013 (Started Oct 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks

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gardener
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gardener
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: b
I have:
MS

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May 30, 2013 (Started Jul 13, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Fatigue post infusion)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 300 mg/15 mL every 4 weeks
Advice & Tips: Taking an antihistamine the day of treatment helped a great deal with treatment day fatigue.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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