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

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tglass41
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tglass41
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Mild
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jan 10, 2016 (Started Dec 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction, Injection site redness, Immediate Post Injection Reaction (IPIR))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I know the rage is oral medication for MS, but I cannot argue with Copaxone's results. I'm still relatively stable. I am developing quite a bit of scar tissue, which makes the injections a little more difficult. However; I'm fortunate and I know it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 2, 2015 (Started Dec 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction, Injection site redness, Immediate Post Injection Reaction (IPIR))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jun 23, 2014 (Started Dec 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction, Injection site redness, Immediate Post Injection Reaction (IPIR))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started taking Copaxone four years ago this coming December and I recently had an MRI that the neurologist stated was "remarkably stable." The MRI showed no new lesions and only one larger lesion. I had thought that I experienced an exasperation, and I may have, but Copaxone has really worked well for me. That's despite the fact that I sometimes forget to take it with the memory issues I do have.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Apr 16, 2014 (Started Dec 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction, Injection site redness, Immediate Post Injection Reaction (IPIR))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

May 29, 2012 (Started Dec 13, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction, Injection site redness, Immediate Post Injection Reaction (IPIR))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Fifteen months after beginning Copaxone treatment, MRI showed no active lesions and one lesion that decreased in size.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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ukiwi
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ukiwi
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Sep 20, 2015 (Started Mar 27, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: restarted after having continued infections on Gilenya,

Jan 12, 2015 (Started Mar 27, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

Apr 17, 2011 (Started Mar 27, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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epwp@
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epwp@
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Sep 12, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Chronic fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: Take injection at the same time of day for your injection
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Jul 10, 2015 (Started Nov 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Self-injecting is MUCH easier than you think it will be ahead of time. Because I am extremely lean, I find it's more comfortable to insert the needle at a shallow angle. Definitely rotate injection sites daily.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 27, 2014 (Started Nov 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Nov 10, 2012 (Started Nov 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Self-injecting is MUCH easier than you think it will be ahead of time. Because I am extremely lean, I find it's more comfortable to insert the needle at a shallow angle. Definitely rotate injection sites daily.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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lonelymiss
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lonelymiss
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jul 15, 2014 (Started Jun 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg every other day
Cost: < $25 monthly

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kirr
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kirr
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I have:
MS

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May 1, 2014 (Started Oct 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (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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Chubbertastic
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Chubbertastic
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jan 25, 2014 (Started Sep 07, 2008)

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

Nov 21, 2008 (Started Sep 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be prepared to be organised
Cost: < $25 monthly

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gelflinggrl
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gelflinggrl
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: n
I have:
MS

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Jan 15, 2014 (Started Jun 22, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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KKmom
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KKmom
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Dec 15, 2013 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Injection site reaction

Feb 26, 2011 (Started Sep 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Side effects: Injection site reaction

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

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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

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