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Today I took my first 120mg dose of tecfidera and I was doing good for about 2 hours with no side?

Posted 22 Mar 2017 by Karinalynne23 1 answer

... effects. Then I got a little hungry, ate a PB&J and withinot about 20 minutes I get super hot super fast!! Not fun, it felt like a severe sun burn and my skin was tight. I sure hope this doesn't last forever with these pills. Absolutely hated the copaxone shots and won't go back

Tecfidera - I am in week 3 of 240 mg twice daily dose. I have been unable to work this week due to?

Posted 8 Feb 2017 by Emm1 1 answer

... vomiting, diarrhea and extreme stomach pain at times. Doesn't matter what I eat, if I can even swallow it because my gag reflex is off the charts. My Dr. Says to hang in there, but I would just like to know if there's light at the end of this very dark tunnel I'm in right now. ...

Tecfidera - Don't know if I can withstand these gi issues! Help!?

Posted 18 Nov 2016 by queen505 1 answer

I was fine on the 120 pill twice a day. Now that it was doubled to 240 pill twice a day, am experiencing chronic diarrhea, vomiting and flushing. I am only 3 weeks into medicine. What to do?

Tecfidera - How many people on techfidera experience worsenned depression?

Posted 30 Jul 2016 by Honeybearsgramma 2 answers

Since ive been on techfidera -1 year my depression is at an all time high

Can you take Tysabri again if you have had a 12 month break even if JC Virus Positive?

Posted 7 Apr 2016 by nbroadbent 1 answer

i have been off Tysabri for 12 months due to being high risk PML. I have been using Tecfidera during this time and have had some monster MS attacks. I fear disability more than death. Does the risk of PML drop from having a break? and can I go back on Tysabri again?

I went on vacation and forgot my tecfidera how many days can I go without causing problems?

Posted 22 Mar 2016 by Mike A 0 answers

as far as problems I mean not having to start over with the 120 mlg

Weight loss with tecfidera?

Posted 28 Nov 2015 by mobyneck 2 answers

I switched from rebif to tecfidera and I'm losing weight. Is this normal

Tecfidera - Will this medication work for stage four MS?

Posted 24 Jan 2016 by Tekila143 1 answer

My mom has had MS for 30 years and never been on medication. She is now wheel chair bound and needs assistance for every day life.

Tecfidera - Can this med cause tumors?

Posted 5 Oct 2015 by TonytheTiger41 0 answers

Tecfidera - I am on my day seven of the low dose I have extreme diarrhea. Has any?

Posted 10 Sep 2015 by Holly Q 0 answers

... one had these that got better with time? Any suggestion on helping these symptoms. I am taking Zantac, Papaya enzymes, and a anti-diarrhea med. Also taking with food and fat

Can anyone taking Tecfidera provide more side effect details/timeline?

Posted 15 Mar 2015 by KT315 4 answers

I just took my first 120mg starter dose of Tecfidera... I had read about the possible side effects like flushing, nausea, stomach cramps, etc... (and I preface this by adding that I'm not the, "whiner" type)... but Holy Cow!! It was horrible! I had already asked a Biogen nurse the ...

Tecfidera - Has anyone developed a severe burning/ itching on the skin after several years on?

Posted 3 Sep 2015 by Rizzoli54 0 answers

... Tecfiidera? Developed a nickel sized ,slightly raised , burning itching area on front side of left shoulder. I have been on Tecfiidera for several years. Could too much sun affect Tecfiidera?

Tecfidera and PML - Any thoughts on it?

Posted 23 Aug 2015 by TrishNJ 0 answers

Hi. I just became aware that there has been a couple cases of PML with Tecfidera. My neuro is sending me a script to get tested for the JC virus, but I'm not too sure if I'd want to stay on it even if I DON'T have the JC virus. What happens if that has nothing to do with it? My ...

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