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severe reactions to Copaxone 40 mg *

I have relapsing remitting MS and used Copaxone 20mg since the first day(2013) until I got pregnant and chose to stop the injections. after giving birth I then started using Copaxone 40mg. after a month into injections I had these reactions that started a few minutes after injection with tightening of the chust… Read More

Steroids, number of doses? *

my husband in the middle of his 1st MS episode and he has had 5 rounds of IV Steroids and then another MRI showed his lesion had gotten bigger. They then gave him 2 more rounds of IV Steroids and his symptoms finally stopped spreading and he got a little feeling back on his back (numb and tingling from neck… Read More

Jcv + and tecfidera*

i have seen a lot of literature and a lot of warnings about these two. I have been on avonex since January 2017. I hate the injections. My legs are permanently bruised. But I had a nasty relapse in October 2017 which left me with permanent weakness in my left leg. Neurologist and I agree it’s a mess fail so I… Read More

Starting then stopping Ampyra

I was on Ampyra for a few months and then had to come off it.  Ampyra helped me to walk faster although not necessarily better --foot drop stayed but energy to lift leg was higher. Anyway, when I came off Ampyra my walking ability was worse than before I started it!  It's been two months off the medication and… Read More


My neurologist is trying to start a treatment plan that involves Lemtrada and then the years following infusion patients will use copaxone, in which has shown to cut disability and further progression substantially. I have already failed rebif, and another drug. I am just wondering if there are any of you guys… Read More

What to Eat?*

I was given a pre diagnosis/ beginning stages diagnosis. They'll be keeping an eye on the foci.  Anyways, I am looking at using diet to treat it until my next appointment.  I don't know which would be best. The Wahls, OMS Diet or if there is another diet? I am a type 2 diabetic. I control it with diet . I'm… Read More

Injections of Copaxone*

I have recently started copaxone. I take 40 mg injections three times a weeks. I have plenty of "fleshy" places everywhere that I am supposed to inject except on my hips. If I pinch up insert the needle and release the needle will pull right out. Any suggestions on how to give yourself shots in your hips when… Read More

Aubagio / Tecfidera*

Hey everyone! So with some good news from my neurologist about my lesions and their location, we are hoping this doesnt ever get aggresive God willing, and from a medical stand point. With that being said I have been leaning more towards the treatment of my RRMS with pills before I go right for an inejction… Read More

baclofen pump

My Dr. has recommended a baclofen pump. I went to hospital for a 3 day test to see if it would work for me. My Dr. thought it was successful and that it would be of benefit to me. I would like to hear from others that have the pump and get their opinions about how it works for them, how difficult or easy it was… Read More


So I'm kinda freaking out right now. I take two 240mg pills a day. One at 9am and the second 9pm. At around 11:40ish I accidentally took another pill. I had meant to take my other medicine. Has anyone ever done this before? Any did effects? Should I be very concern or am I freaking out over nothing? Read More

Your favorite treatment options?*

I was diagnosed with RRMS in Dec. 2017. I am now approaching the meeting with my neurologist about treatment options, etc. I have a choice of pills and injections. We are all so different so I know two people aren’t alike but I am looking to hear what people like or dislike about either or. All of the side… Read More


I am looking for anyone who has been treated with Cytoxan (chemo). I am scheduled to start it on Feb. 14. I started Rituxan in November and I have had a worsening of symptoms. I'd like to hear about your personal experience with the Cytoxan. Thank you.   Read More

Copaxone - New Patient*

Hi all, Newly diagnosed with RRMS, and newly started on Copaxone. Each injection I’ve done lately leaves a “knot” whenever I inject. When I first started (about a month - month & a half ago), I wasn’t having this issue. Has this happened to anyone else or does anyone have some insight? All help is appreciated!… Read More

Ocrevus and dandruff*

I just started Ocrevus and have been improving. The only odd thing I noticed is dandruff. Never had this before, at least not like this. Granted, I'll happily exchange my cane for dandruff. ☺ just curious if anyone else has this. Oh and my scalp does not itch. I just have a lot if dandruff. Read More

Copaxone transient chest pain*

hello, I recently stopped copaxone after a year.  I loved the shared solutions program and the drug itself was well tolerated without major side effects EXCEPT about six months after I started I had severe, crushing chest pain.  This happened about once a month and always at night time after lying down.  They… Read More