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

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 ...

Posted 7 Apr 2016 1 answer

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

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

Posted 22 Mar 2016 0 answers

Tecfidera - Will this medication work for stage four MS?

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.

Posted 24 Jan 2016 1 answer

Weight loss with tecfidera?

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

Posted 28 Nov 2015 1 answer

Tecfidera - Can this med cause tumors?

Posted 5 Oct 2015 0 answers

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

... 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

Posted 10 Sep 2015 0 answers

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

... 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?

Posted 3 Sep 2015 0 answers

Tecfidera and PML - Any thoughts on it?

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 ...

Posted 23 Aug 2015 0 answers

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

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, ...

Posted 15 Mar 2015 4 answers

I've been on Tecfidera for almost a month. Biogen is a joke when it comes to support. I've called?

... twice to ask a nurse basic questions. Can I have a drink and can I talk Benadryl for the flushing. Both times the nurses read me word for word the information I received with the starter kit. ...

Posted 7 Apr 2015 1 answer

I took the whole first week or starter dose of Tecfidera with minimal to NO side effects. Today?

... upon starting the 2nd week and higher dose I broke out in full rash itching prickly and my skin blotchy and bright red! My question is did most of you start the side effects they warn u of the ...

Posted 7 Jan 2015 1 answer

Tecfidera and headaches?

I started my TECFIDERA last night on the starter dose, within 45 minutes my hole body was itching (as I read that May occur) but what concerns me are the massive headaches I get with every dose I ...

Posted 28 Apr 2014 1 answer

Tecfidera - Anyone experiencing swollen face? or White sores in mouth?

Just starting Tecfedera, 2 months now and face is swollen up I look like I have a moon face and now have a few white spots inside my mouth? Anyone experiencing this? I feel the symptoms are closely ...

Posted 5 Jan 2014 2 answers

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