32 patient evaluations for Glatiramer acetate taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Slight

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

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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
screech77
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screech77
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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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
lovette120
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lovette120
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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

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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
Katielou
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Katielou
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Oct 21, 2014 (Started Mar 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site pain, Lumps and bumps, Redness, Bruising)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Redness, Lumps and bumps, Bruising, Injection site pain

Feb 24, 2009 (Started Mar 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site pain, Lumps and bumps, Redness, Bruising)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Just stay with it
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Redness, Lumps and bumps, Bruising, Injection site pain

Dec 2, 2008 (Started Mar 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site pain, Lumps and bumps, Redness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Accept the treatment and keep going
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Redness, Lumps and bumps, Bruising, Injection site pain

  • 0 helpful marks
kemmikker
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kemmikker
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 8, 2014 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: i changed to Biogens Tecfidera back in 2014 after using Copaxone for years I developed severe Necrosis on my abdomen. I did not suffer any relapses while I've been was on Tecfidera.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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asdf1179
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asdf1179
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I have:
MS

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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

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sunset15
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sunset15
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 24, 2012 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Always took it at night so I would not forget and I always wrote down the time and day.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lumps and bumps, Itching, Injection site itching, Injection site reaction, Redness, Bee sting sensation, Injection site pain

Feb 20, 2009 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • side effects
    Mild (Bee sting sensation, Injection site itching, Injection site pain, Lumps and bumps, Redness, Injection site reaction, Itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Lumps and bumps, Itching, Injection site itching, Injection site reaction, Redness, Bee sting sensation, Injection site pain

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beckeeboo
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beckeeboo
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Feb 1, 2012 (Started Jul 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Lipodystrophy (lipoatrophy or loss of fatty tissue), Flu like symptoms)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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Kryssie
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Kryssie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: severe
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: severe
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Nov 21, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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