So far a positive experience

Gilenya, or Fingolimod, is the first approved oral disease modifying drug for MS.

So far a positive experience

Postby amberfer » Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:40 pm

Disclaimer: I have only been on Gilenya for about two weeks. But in the midst of all the scary stories, I want readers to know that I have no side effects; nor did my heart rate decrease very much during my 6-hour observation period. Gilenya also has the Go! program which will pay your copay - up to, I believe, $12,000 a year. I think just about anyone qualifies, since the drug is so new they are desperate to get people to take it. The program isn't income based; my husband makes a really good salary. So far I'm pretty happy with both the medication and the attentiveness from the drug company itself (though of course I know they are just interested in my money

I will update if I do get any side-effects, or if my 3-month eye exam shows damage.
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