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Aubagio is an oral treatment approved for MS.

Live Attenuated Vaccinations

I opened my Aubagio pack last week only to find an FYI insert. I found this part particularly interesting - "You should not receive live attenuated vaccine (Vaccine created by reducing virulence of a virus or a bacteria making it harmless, example Mumps, Measles, Rubella vaccine) during treatment with AUBAGIO. Check with your doctor before receiving any vaccination during treatment or after stopping AUBAGIO." In addition to the MMR vaccine, the Typhoid vaccination is a ...
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Oral regimen ‘delays onset of MS’

For the first time, an oral therapy has been proven to reduce the risk of developing clinically definite multiple sclerosis in patients with a clinically isolated syndrome. In a phase III trial published in the journal Lancet Neurology, Miller et al clarified the role of teriflunomide (Aubagio) in the treatment of early episodes of demyelinating symptoms suggestive of MS...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/aubagio
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Conerns on Aubagio

Dear Guys, Hope yu are all well.

I have concerns pertaining the Aubagio medicine which am to start taking in few days time.
Is there any precautions that I need to know before starting the medication?
I have been sufferring from MS since 2007 and the last medication,Gelina,did not give any good results at all.

Please communicate and give my yur views.

Thank you all, waiting for yur replies.
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Does everyone experience hairloss in Aubagio?

I've been recently diagnosed with rrms and the doctors have prescribed me Aubagio.

Does everyone on this treatment experience hairloss? I'm a 39 year old male and pretty darn proud to have retained a youthful appearance and full head of hair. Thanks for the advise.
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FDA approves label change for oral MS drug Aubagio

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Genzyme’s application to include new information about its multiple sclerosis drug teriflunomide (Aubagio) on its label.

The new labeling content is efficacy and safety data from two Phase III trials of the drug. One trial, a study known as TOPIC is described in the Sept., 2014 issue of The Lancet Neurology. In it Aaron Miller, MD and colleagues report that in 618 relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients assigned ...
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Increased skin sensitivity

I've been taking Aubagio 14mg for 7 days. For the first 5 days I felt like I had a bad dose of flu, also queasiness, this has eased off now. The one thing that is persistent and not getting any better is the increased sensitivity in the skin and muscle pain in the tops of my legs, sitting and walking is painful, having any fabric next to legs is uncomfortable. Anyone else experienced this or ...
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Early treatment with Teriflunomide may slow MS development

Oral teriflunomide for patients with a first clinical episode suggestive of multiple sclerosis (TOPIC): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial.

Miller AE, Wolinsky JS, Kappos L, Comi G, Freedman MS, Olsson TP, Bauer D, Benamor M, Truffinet P, O'Connor PW; TOPIC Study Group.

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Teriflunomide is a once-daily oral immunomodulator approved for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. We aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of teriflunomide in patients with a first ...
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MS drugs Lemtrada and Aubagio launched in Ireland

Genzyme's plans to grow its multiple sclerosis business in Europe continued with the launch of two new treatments in the Republic of Ireland.

The company, which serves as the biotech arm of French pharma firm Sanofi, today launched the injectable Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) in the country just weeks after oral multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment Aubagio (teriflunomide) hit the market...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/aubagio
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Does Aubagio help reduce symptoms?? Or mainly relapses??

Hi
Dragging my feet on getting started with Aubagio. It's mental.......I don't want to be sick again.

Does Aubagio help reduce symptoms?? Such as fatigue, spasticity?? Or is the main hope for it to prevent relapses??

Tysabri helped reduce symptoms. Does Aubagio help like that, I guess is what I am asking??

I know this is like a chemo drug. I've had my share of chemo and it's the pits. I REALLY, REALLY don't want ...
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SMC approves Aubagio® (teriflunomide) for use in MS

The Scottish Medicines Consortium approves Aubagio® (teriflunomide) for use in MS

New oral treatment can be offered as an alternative to currently available injectable treatment options.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/aubagio
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