Multiple Sclerosis Question

Has anyone started taking the now oral medication, Tecfidera?

tags: Tecfidera spine lesions brain lesions numbness and tingling

posted about 2 years ago by A MyMSTeam User

I'm being switched over right now. I can't wait to get my starter pack. My neuro said that it's very similar to Tysabri, It's supposed to not only prevent relapses but… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Not yet but my Avonex isn't working so my neuro is recommending either Tecfidera or Aubagio. I am going to wait on both until they have been FDA-approved for at least… read more

posted about 2 years ago

I take Glybenia and Amptyra

posted about 2 years ago

I took that for 6 days, add adverse effects the entire time that finally came to a head. FINALLY got in to see my neuro who said, Why don't we hold the tecfidera. What… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Yes, this is the reason they call their offices a PRACTICE.....Haha sorry, a little humor never hurt anyone.... Lol

posted about 2 years ago

I was on it for 5 days and had to come off, but some people are tolerating it really well. A very similar drug was used for 20 years in Germany for psoriasis so there… read more

posted about 2 years ago

I am on my second week of tecfidera. Little to no side effects. I am so happy with it

posted about 2 years ago

I am getting ready to start my second week on Saturday. I only had flushing once. But other than that, I am very pleased with it so far. Anything is better than having… read more

posted about 2 years ago

I am starting week 6 and I am only experiencing some mild flushing at this point. I had a few days of abdominal pain and found that if I take it mid morning (after I… read more

posted about 2 years ago

First three pills, I experienced flushing or instant sun-burn, as I called it! Lasted 2 hours and faded away. Took next doses with food and no more redness! Took first… read more

posted about 2 years ago
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