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by lucy52
Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: Avonex
Topic: Thinking of Quitting Avonex.. HELP.
Replies: 6
Views: 5761

Re: Thinking of Quitting Avonex.. HELP.

Hi, First of all, You are not alone. I was diagnosed at 40 with M.S. and went immediately on Avonex. I had a nurse teach me to do the first injection. When I finally did it , I felt like an Olympian!!! The next few months, I lost my nerve. I was using the Avonex that you had to mix and fill and then...
by lucy52
Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: Daily Life
Topic: When affected limbs "fall-asleep"
Replies: 5
Views: 2010

Re: When affected limbs "fall-asleep"

Hi Patrick, Ya, on the nights that I actually sleep well ,My hand will be asleep and really cold. It takes a while to get the feeling back. But, it is not the same as a regular body part going to sleep. I feel like I have to change positions through the night to keep all of my parts comfortable. I a...
by lucy52
Sat Feb 22, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: Tecfidera (BG-12, dimethyl fumarate)
Topic: Anyone taking this medication yet?
Replies: 14
Views: 6311

Re: Anyone taking this medication yet?

Hi Alicia, I have been on Tecfidera for 7 months. I was on Avonex for 11 years with horrible flu like symptoms. I am doing well on Tecfidera and feel like I have my life back. The first month I had nausea ; but found that the more I kept eating the better I felt. I still try not to have an empty sto...

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