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My dr is switching me from Avonex to Copaxone I am so scared of needles is it hard to inject?

Posted 5 Sep 2009 by pnt0421 19 answers

I have had a nurse come once a week to inject the Avonex because I am scared of needles and the side effects were horrible, chills, fever, pain, etc... I had every side effect that you could imagine, it got so bad that I was ready to stop the medication. But my dr has put me on copaxone, I ...

Multiple Sclerosis - has anyone started on tysabri? What is your opinion?

Posted 12 Aug 2010 by gmad 8 answers

I am scared to take the chance of it's side effects. I am currently taking copaxone. My condition has gotten slightly worse as far as cognitive issues.

Are there side effects from copaxone when you stop it? How can it make you feel?

Posted 17 Nov 2009 by drapeau 1 answer

I have been on copaxone for 2 years. In the last year I have had more and more reactions. They are increasing and are closer together. I have always had site reactions but this is the diff breathing chest tightness massive headaches. It is hard to believe that these can't cause any long term ...

How long is a person on copaxone?

Posted 1 Dec 2009 by paulaolson 2 answers

My mother is 75, living in a nursing home and has had MS for 40+ yrs. Her new neorologist advised that she no longer needed to be on copaxone as she is in an advanced stage of MS and it is no longer helping her. Is this normal?

My Doc is giving "me" the choice of Px for MS and I've read till I'm ready to explodes. Please help?

Posted 19 Apr 2011 by jasadler19 3 answers

pretty self explanatory, no clue which medication to choose - Avonex, Copaxone, Betaseron, Rebif...

Multiple Sclerosis - I have had MS for 14 years. I use Copaxone and other pill method meds?

Posted 24 Aug 2011 by FJ 2 answers

... I am starting to have a hard time thinking at work and multitask. I can't afford to be off work but at the same time I can't affford the problems I am having as it takes away from my young family. Does anyone feel this way? I can't even excersise because I am so weak and in pain ...

How do I join the copaxone support group?

Posted 20 Jul 2012 by Jimfish 3 answers

I hope this is also an MS support group for people using copaxone. Does everyone feel like a pin cushion the way I do?

Copaxone - What is best time of day to take shot?

Posted 12 Aug 2014 by justdx 1 answer

Will be starting on Copaxone soon. May have to start with the daily shots at first unless my neurologist appeals denial from insurance co. for the 3xs wk & they approve it. Either way, what is best time of day/night to give yourself shot? Thinking possibly before bed time but wonder if sites ...

Copaxone and Allergic reaction including itching in the hands and feet and spreading to the torso?

Posted 1 Aug 2011 by MillieK 1 answer

happened about an hour after injecting Copaxone

Copaxone and hair loss?

Posted 14 Aug 2013 by Baltogirl 1 answer

How severe is hair loss with the use of Copaxone, and is it temporary or permanent. Is there any products I can use to lessen the side effects?

What if copaxone is injected into a vein?

Posted 10 Jun 2014 by matzel 1 answer

Multiple Sclerosis - I'm fixing to start Lemtrada. Can anyone tell me your experiences?

Posted 11 Sep 2016 by Bdawn166 1 answer

I was diagnosed in 92. Have been on beta seron, Copaxone, Aubagio and Tysabri. Starting Lemtrada Monday. I'm 50 yrs old. I'm really nervous about starting this. But I've been with nothing since June and I'm so going down :/. No energy and no desire for anything. I hate feeling ...

Medication change from Copaxone?

Posted 9 Jun 2018 by Bermuda28 1 answer

I have had MS for 26 yrs. I am 53. I have been lucky up until the past 2 years. Lots of leg pain but fatigue that changed my life. I am feeling quite down. My doctor wants me to change medication from Copaxone to either Tysabri or Ocrevus. I’m nervous about side effects. Any help is ...

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