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User Reviews for Acthar to treat Multiple Sclerosis

Acthar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 10 from a total of 6 ratings for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. 33% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 50% reported a negative experience.

Acthar rating summary

4.8/10 average rating

6 ratings from 6 user reviews.

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Christin in CO · February 23, 2012

"I've used this twice for a flare up as it was thought that I was allergic to steroids. This medication is a gel, injected. Its about a 2 week course (2 vials) and slowly stimulates your own steroids production to help with flare ups. My own experience is that I felt very ill during the first week, as steroid production amps up, you get the typical steroid feelings. it is very expensive, but my insurance paid for this. "

5 / 10
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Anonymous · January 10, 2018

"This medication works great for me it knocks out my optic neuritis quickly. It takes about a week to calm down my other relapse symptoms. It has allowed me to work during my relapses. The drug company paid my co pay so it cost me nothing."

9 / 10
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kilkennyblue · May 25, 2013

"I am allergic to steroids and we used this once in my first flare up after a year of relapse. The initial results were great, but the episode returned in less than two weeks after the treatment ended. Worse side effect was a huge increase in blood sugar. The cost of the medication is outrageous even with great insurance. "

3 / 10
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Jules · Taken for less than 1 month · March 22, 2021

"After five injections, I developed thrush. I’m wheezing now, possibly due to pneumonia or upper respiratory infection. I didn’t have any of these symptoms prior to this drug. I will discontinue immediately. Medicine stopped pain and stiffness from ms, but it’s not worth side effects for me."

1 / 10
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Katie · Taken for less than 1 month · December 24, 2020

"This product costs a fortune and did not work for me. I’ve had double vision for 11 weeks due to an ms attack . I had so much faith in it from what my doctor told me it would “fix” all of me. It did not. Definitely would not recommend to any ms patients."

1 / 10
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Ms help · Taken for less than 1 month · March 3, 2015

"Great experience!!"

10 / 10
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