jackiejay wrote:....if these drugs are approved with their high rate of side effects, then there is definitely something wrong with the FDA or whoever approves them....makes the drugs available now seem pretty good....
One thing I only recently learnt about this one is that when injected, it is actually a chemo therapy drug to treat hairy cell leukemia! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CladribineBooBear wrote:I am participating in a double-blind trial for oral cladribine.
jackiejay wrote:it doesn't seem like they are rushing them through?....even though there seems to be some troubling statistics of serious side effects....perhaps the media is exaggerating the side effects, I'm not sure....they have been known to get things wrong.
BooBear wrote:I am participating in a double-blind trial for oral cladribine. I am either on the placebo or the drug doesn't work, as I still had two new lesions in six months since I was on the drug.
Cladribine has some of the same risks as Tysabri (i.e. PML), though lower percentages (likely due to the oral formulation versus IV). Frankly, the best I have felt is when I started taking minocycline in addition to everything else.
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