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Anyone On Kesimpta?

Anyone On Kesimpta?

I just started Kesimpta about 12 hours ago from the date of this post, and it has wiped me out. I was just curious if there are others on Kesimpta and what your experiences were? Any tips on how to beat the side effects?

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I've been on Kesimpta for about 8 months now. One of my ms symptoms before taking this drug is memory loss. So unfortunately I don't remember too much about the effects of the loading doses. But I do… read more

Hi Guys,has Anyone On Kesimpta Experienced Hair Loss

Hi Guys,has Anyone On Kesimpta Experienced Hair Loss

I've been on it since April, all's been great. But the last couple of weeks my hair has been falling out badly.☹️ I'm going to call my ms nurse tomorrow,but just wondered how you guy's have been doing 😊

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I was wondering the same thing, i have the ponytail of a 1 yr old🤦‍♀️ I've been on Kesimpta for 2 yrs, and had no clue that was a side effect.

I Wanted To Start A Survey...If Given The Choice Would You Choose Kesempta Or Ocrevus?

I Wanted To Start A Survey...If Given The Choice Would You Choose Kesempta Or Ocrevus?

New diagnosed and first DMT. I am really researching these two as my Neurologist had asked me to do some fact finding. Good or bad experiences....Thank you in advance! :-)

. Hope all is well with everyone!!

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Ocrevus i have not had a reaction to. Unfortunately I didn’t experience Benadryl hangover that I read about in one of the articles next day but i usually sleep thru infus

Do You Think Ocrevus Is The Best Med Out There For MS?

Do You Think Ocrevus Is The Best Med Out There For MS?

I have been on ocrevus since 2018. This has been the only med I have been on for MS. I have been doing a lot of research and ALOT of people who have been on it feel as though their symptoms have worsened being on it! I also feel this way and don’t know what to do? Anyone have any suggestions?

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If you feel your symptoms have worsened, talk to your neurologist about trying a different type of DMT. I am on Kesimpta, which is a B cell antagonist like Ocrevus. There are so many types of DMT… read more

Looking For Experience Stories With Three Meds...Copaxone, Vumerity, Kesimpta. I'm Worried About Side Effects.

Looking For Experience Stories With Three Meds...Copaxone, Vumerity, Kesimpta. I'm Worried About Side Effects.

I've never been on constant medication, just the occasional Tylenol. Just nervous about making a decision, and she has told me I definitely need to make one soon. Please and thank you!

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I have been on it for about 16 years. My doctors have encouraged a change for many years since new lesions every time I have new mris. Finally I am considering a change. I liked copaxone because of… read more

How Did You Decide On The Medication To Treat Your MS?

How Did You Decide On The Medication To Treat Your MS?

Happy Wednesday everyone! I hope your day is going well. :)

When you were diagnosed with MS, what was the deciding factor on the medication you chose? Have you changed medications? If so, what made you decide to change? With the medication you are on now, have you had relapses ?

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Try Keysimpta. It has worked wonders for me?

With Ms Dose / Has Your Hair Thinned Out? Also Do Your Hands Get Dried Out More Then Normal?

With Ms Dose / Has Your Hair Thinned Out? Also Do Your Hands Get Dried Out More Then Normal?

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I grow my own veggies and can and freeze it
I was raised on a farm even had my own farm until my x said I did not die fast enough lost farm now in town hate it always in trouble no grass all… read more

What Are You Guys Thoughts About Kesimpta?

What Are You Guys Thoughts About Kesimpta?

I went to my six month follow up. I have a new lesion that has developed but not active. My neurologist told me to think about this medication. I started off on Refib then to Tecfidera and now I may have to move to a stronger medication which is Kesimpta.

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I switched to Mavenclad you take 1 week of pills then off for a month then you take another week of pills then your off for a year. Same routine the following year then nothing. You could be… read more

Has Anyone Been Diagnosed With Both MS And RA? Have You Found A Medication That Works For Both?

Has Anyone Been Diagnosed With Both MS And RA? Have You Found A Medication That Works For Both?

I was diagnosed with RA a few years ago and very recently diagnosed with MS after experiencing a flare. I had to stop taking my RA drug, and my neurologist prescribed Kesimpta with the hope that it will work for both diseases.

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I started Kesimpta 5 months ago and had to stop due to joint pain in my hands. I now need to see a rheumatologist to find out what is going on. I was on Glatiramer acetate before but had new small… read more