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I tried Tecfidera a month ago and had no sideeffects until day 12 when I developed a fever, headache

Posted 23 Jun 2014 by MSpatient 2 answers

... and deep stomach pains. Doctor said to stop then restart in two days. I was still sick although fever had passed so I did not restart but now we are trying a slow taper to see if I could tolerate the Tecfidera better if I started it more slowly. I had one 120mg capsule and in 3 hours had a ...

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 - Bg12 vs Tysabri?

Posted 13 May 2013 by ted17 1 answer

Is there a certain amount of time u should wait after receiving Tysabri? Does it work any dif then Tysabri? Tysabri made me feel like 30% better for 1 1/2 days.

Is alcohol safe to drink while on tecfidera?

Posted 25 Jul 2013 by waterbaby76 1 answer

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

Posted 5 Jan 2014 by ChrisQ 2 answers

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 related to when I am on Steroids.

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 - How do you pronounce Ticfedra?

Posted 1 Dec 2013 by Sharon0819 1 answer

Tecfidera and headaches?

Posted 28 Apr 2014 by sw1224 1 answer

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 take! I have been taking Tylenol for the headache, my question, is this something that will continue/ ...

Why is Biogen being allowed to charge $55,000.00 per year for dimethyl fumarate (Tecfidera®)?

Posted 20 Jul 2013 by Buddash 1 answer

The drug has been used in Germany for 30 years for the treatment of psoriasis. It was officially approved by Germany's food and drug agency and put on the market on the market since 1994 in Germany under the name "Fumaderm®" for the treatment of psoriasis. Biogen® is the ...

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

Posted 7 Jan 2015 by pianoplayer76 1 answer

... 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 first couple weeks right away or a couple doses in?

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?

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

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?

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