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A board to discuss the newly-released drug Tysabri, (formerly known as Antegren) as a treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

What exactly is an infusion?

Is this an IV drip? Can someone describe it?

Many thanks! :oops:
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Is this available in Canada??

I am wondering if this is available in Canada as of yet? I know that it was approved in the states...
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Tysabri - Covered Under Which Insurance

Does anyone know if Tysabri is covered by your medical insurance or your prescription coverage?
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My neuro has MS, This is a 3 minute video when he was dx'ed

Hi, I had posted in the introduction but though you would all like to know that my neuro has started Tysabri and has had 2 doses. Both doses for him yeilded NO side effects. He used to be on Avonex but now he is just on TYSABRI. Here is the web-site for this very encouraging 3 minute video.

http://healingwell.healthology.com/heal ... /17356.htm

then click on "Physician heal thyself. A Doctor's ...
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SG Cowen Physician conference call on the launch of Tysabri

SG Cowen Physician conference call on the launch of Tysabri (Jan 14/2005)

SG Cowen remarks on Physician call

"Physicians Optimistic About Tysabri's Rollout

Conclusion: On Friday, we hosted a conference call with three multiple sclerosis physicians to discuss early trends associated with the uptake of Tysabri. Despite having no clinical trial experience with Tysabri, each physician was well versed in the drug's attributes, considers Tysabri to be
far superior to other MS therapies, and has ...
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Tysabri Videos

A MUST-SEE 3 minute video from Biogen and Elan, explaining exactly how Tysabri works graphically (a bit technical, but you know our community is not scared of science ;)

http://homepage.mac.com/vincentmacaluso ... ring7.html
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Tysabri Coverage

Medicare Coverage Available for New MS Drug: Tysabri

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Tysabri, the new medication for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), is covered by Medicare. Per the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Tysabri is used to treat patients with relapsing forms of MS to reduce the frequency of symptom flare-ups or exacerbations of the disease.

Tysabri was approved by the FDA in November of 2004. Once ordered by a physician, it is administered once a ...
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Picture of Tysabri

For those interested, this is what the packaging for Tysabri looks like, (picture hosted by Elan):

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Tysabri Mechanism of Action

Three minute Video on Tysabri Mechanism of Action

http://homepage.mac.com/vincentmacaluso ... ring7.html
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A LITTLE HELP

HELLO ALL,

WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE ON THIS SITE HAS STARTED TYSABRI. MY DOCTOR TOLD ME YESTERDAY SHE WANTS ME ON IT, ALONG WITH AVONEX. WE HAVE TO PUT ALL INFO INTO INSURANCE TO SEE WHAT THEY WILL COVER, BUT WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAD ANY EXPERIENCES THEY COULD SHARE REGARDING THIS NEW MED. ANY FEEDBACK WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU
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