loss of appetite on copaxone

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loss of appetite on copaxone

Postby globab » Wed Jul 07, 2010 3:44 am

any one else lost their appetite since on copaxone?

i have been on it since jan or feb, and have lost 25lbs or so.......
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Postby tld723 » Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:38 am

I wish :D I've only had topical skin issues, some minor bruising and itchiness
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Postby harpgirl » Sat Jul 17, 2010 7:33 pm

No. Are you sure it is the Copaxone? Are you taking Vitamin D, it can cause appetite loss, especially at a significant dosage.
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Postby globab » Wed Jul 21, 2010 5:29 am

i am not taking any vitamins, and now it is 35 lbs.....
i have talked to my support nurse, and seh said to see my fam doc, as it is recorded that some have had decrease of appt, but not to the extreme i have.
so she said it is possibly overactive thyroid...... so my doc is on vaca for three weeks, so i will call her when she returns the 26th
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Postby LadyDoe » Tue Jul 27, 2010 5:25 pm

I've lost about 8kg since beginning copaxone - january 2010. I have a suppressed appetite too it seems, but the high vit D someone mentioned might contribute as i am on the high end of the scale. Normal is 60-160 and i am 155 units/ml
... if it's going to be, it's up to me ... :)
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Re: loss of appetite on copaxone

Postby Worldreachmf » Sun Dec 06, 2015 2:26 pm

I have switched to Copaxone daily and have no appetite which is OK but who else has the problem of it feeling like fire even at room temp. I have no other side effects other than it burn like crazy when I inject it for about 20 minutes after. It is however much better then Rebif! !!
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