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Gilenya Or Tecfidera ?

Gilenya Or Tecfidera ?

Hi guys !!
I'm 7 years into this journey. Was on Extavia the first 2, but I became so tired of the injections that I stopped. I have been 5 years without treatment , but this latest relapse has made me realize that it may be time . Does anyone have any insight into either of these meds ? It would be so appreciated !! Thanks :)

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Hi Jason, you sound like you're doing well, fantastic! Each person may have a different reaction to each drug. It is truly hit or miss so discussing with your dr is so important. I took a few injectable then stopped when I felt like I had the flu everyday, no Good! The last infusion I had was Rituxamab back in October 2015. I feel good & move around well.

Today is warm & high humidity & that sucks for everyone especially MS patients since we "cook" from the inside. UUGGHHHH!!! STAY HYDRATED!

posted about 5 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I've taken all the injectables took Tysabri for around 100 infusions. Never had any problems but changed to Gilenia. I take it every day.Sinse I started (two almost three weeks ago)I seem to like it. I was diagnosed when I was 14. still walking talking and going to the gym. If you have any questions write me back.

jason Novak

posted about 5 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I have . The issue unfortunately becomes about the coverage . I think I will be covered , or at least bridged until covered - however our ministry of health here in Canada has criteria specific for being on Gilenya ! Drives me crazy , as they want you to be sick enough to have to take it , when it may in fact be too late to be effective !! Grrr !!

posted about 5 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

Denial not good, been there. Was on injections 3X a week, not good if you haven't any body fat. Been on techfidera now for 2yrs, finding this suits me best. I would strongly advise anti sickness pills if you choose to start this treatment as vomiting was a big issue when i first started. Obviously consult your m/ s nurse, best of luck

posted about 5 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I'm on Glatopa and was just told I'm in remission. It's generic Calpaxone. I don't feel like I'm in remission though :/

posted about 5 years ago
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