seeva wrote:HI LAUREN THANKS FOR YOU INFOMATIONS ABOUT TYSABRI. AFTER YOU TAKING TYSABRI INFUSION DID YOU FIND ANY IMPROMENTS?
msladyinca wrote:Hi Seeva,
I am here in the US, and I have had a 17 Tysabri infusions so far.
On an Australian MS website, someone posted that Tysabri is being made available for 20 MS patients, until the PBS starts to fund it in April, 2008.
You/Neurologist need to contact Biogen (the manufacturer of Tysabri.
The Australian MS website is: <shortened url>
Also, below are the links to Biogen's website, and the website of Élan (the company that discovered Tysabri and is the copartner of Biogen for Tysabri). Hope this information helps. All my best, Lauren:
"contact in Australia:Australia
Suite 2, Level 4
123 Epping Road
NORTH RYDE NSW 2113
Phone: 61 02 8875 3900
Fax: 61 02 9889 1162"
"Elan has a Patient Assistance Program to provide TYSABRI and PRIALT to patients who might not otherwise be able to afford them. For more information on Elan's Medical Needs Program, you may contact the following: TYSABRI at 1-888-489-7227 or PRIALT at 1-888-774-2581"
mom1532 wrote:i am about to start tysabri infusions and i was looking for advice on rather or not i should start them or try something else? i dont want to try it if it makes the ms worse because its already bad enough! so if u could my neuro's nurse would not give me any info on this and i was online looking for some so please reply quickly i want to know if this is a good idea or should i look for a different resort!
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