yeb4432 wrote:Switching between the ABCRs you are not moving up in effectiveness by switching, Ultimately you are getting the same thing folks, obviously in a different package. Bottom line is that all injectables are ONLY BOUT 30% EFFECTIVE!
After Copaxone, Tysabri is the safest MS med.
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Of course the choice to start a medication is entirely the patients but what breaks my hear is when patients want to do things that down right risky to their future with MS by doing things like getting envolved in trials that may not work or do things like Bee Sting or elctro shock therapy.
Bottom line is that the risks of under treated MS FAR outweigh the potential effects of the damage under treated MS can do. Treating early and aggressively is the way to prevent future disability
cheerleader wrote:The lipography/DNA is pure conjecture
yeb4432 wrote:Listen, I am not knocking alternative treatments. I think that they have their place, but to rely on these as sole treatment is dangerous and very risky because effectiveness is absolutely not substantiated.
I apologize. Copaxone is a fantastic med for early diagnosed patients, even with the potential lipoatrophy. I'll take lipoatrophy over active MS any day.lipoatrophy seen in some people using copaxone may be related to copaxone's clastogenic activity inducing apoptosis
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