What is Dirucotide?

Category: Others


This double-blind, placebo controlled multi-center study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of dirucotide (MBP8298) in subjects with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis was discontinued on July 27, 2009.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Dirucotide

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Dirucotide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Dirucotide


Stopped using Dirucotide

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Dirucotide

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Mar 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg One time
Advice & Tips: i was a part of a clinical trial. I may have been on the PLACEBO so I can't make any judgements re the efficacy of this medication
Cost: < $25 monthly

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