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  1. Numb / tingling feeling and back pain 12th November 2007
    ... something about it is what is important now. Copaxone or Tysabri are both good fairly new drugs that help stop MS....

Fibromyalgia board
  1. Question for MOMWITHMS 19th October 2006
    ... years Just recently switched to the once a month of Tysabri Unfortunately none of the ABC drugs seem to help with...

Immune Disorders board
  1. what effects should you see from IVIG treatments 10th November 2007
    ... wondering if I don't improve on IVIg; should I go with Tysabri ? My neuro has mentioned it a few times to me as being...

Multiple Sclerosis board
  1. First me, now my wife???? 20th March 2008
    ... going on DMDs (avonex, betaseron, rebif, copaxone or Tysabri ) that would rule out pregnancy....but the other side...

  2. Diag 3 weeks ago - crippling fatigue is scaring me 19th March 2008
    ... Modifying Drugs = Betaseron, Avonex, Rebif, Copaxone, Tysabri . I can have pretty bad fatigue with an exacerbation...
    ... Modifying Drugs = Betaseron, Avonex, Rebif, Copaxone, Tysabri . I can have pretty bad fatigue with an exacerbation...

  3. DR. wants to start Tysabri? 15th March 2008
    ... Shelby, I know of several people who are all on Tysabri and feeling great....however, the latest news releases ... arent too positive. Be sure to ask your doctor about Tysabri and Melanomas...they are making the news these days ... the flip side, my Neuro has about 5 patients doing Tysabri and feels very strongly that it is helping all of...
    ... Hello, Shelby. There is a protocal to use Tysabri known as "TOUCH." This is a medication that does ... the Touch protocal. There are many with MS using Tysabri , some with good result others have stopped using it ... Here is a website with more information about Tysabri --- [url]http://www.fda.gov/cder/drug/infopage/natalizumab...
    ... with my family and looking up a lot of info. about tysabri . I think I have decided to pass on it for now and...

  4. Introducing myself! 7th March 2008
    ... first day here and share my experiences, currently on Tysabri but have had just about all of it. I am in the studies...
    ... Great to finally get on this board.:)currently on Tysabri but have had just about all of it. Welcome aboard ... . As you did mention Tysabri , please make sure there is not a melanoma problem...

  5. Chronic Leg Fidgiting(sp?)and constant needing to move them??? 7th March 2008
    ... Avonex, Copaxone, Betaseron, and was on Rebif when Tysabri became available again. I am now on Tysabri which ... injections we have to do for all the other MS meds. Tysabri is a once a month IV infusion at a trained outpatient...

  6. The verdict 5th March 2008
    ... .these are Copaxone, Betaseron, Avonex, Rebif and Tysabri ....if you have a definate dx, they will probably start...

  7. Tysabri and melanoma? 4th March 2008
    ... and let us know what he says. I have a friend on Tysabri who is complaining about brown spots on her chest...
    ... arrived yesterday. Apparently there is a link between Tysabri and Melanoma. Get yourself to a good dermatologist...
    ... It turned cancerous after several treatments with Tysabri . The second lady has a mole on her shoulder that turned...

  8. tysabri and skin infections 21st February 2008
    ... Hi Sue! I am on Tysabri and yes, I have been getting bladder infections and ... too. I was getting bladder infections before the Tysabri , but it didn't seem like as many. I don't seem to...
    ... them about it, but he probably won't pull the plug on Tysabri for this. I always look forward to my infusion. ...

  9. Anyone with RLS? 16th February 2008
    ... seems to be agreeing with, but am hoping to switch to Tysabri when it gets PBS approved here, as it's only a once...
    ... which is similar to Beta- and I know of people using Tysabri , which are also using Flexeril...the best part is...

  10. diagnosed 8 months ago not getting better 14th February 2008
    ... Drugs (DMDs) (Avonex, Rebif, Copaxone, Betaseron, Tysabri ) are supposed to help slow down the progression of...

  11. What is stuck in there? 8th February 2008
    ... allergic to interferons, allergic to copaxone, refuse Tysabri especially after the melanoma scares going on now...

  12. choosing a new therapy 28th January 2008
    ... Copaxone. Copaxone is the only MS Therapy (besides Tysabri ) which is NOT an interferon. What makes you want...

  13. MS Hug? 25th January 2008
    ... since 1989 (relapse remitting). I am currently on tysabri . I have numerous new spinal cord lesions as well...

  14. Tysabri help 22nd January 2008
    ... Hi, ck. I don't think there are a lot of people on Tysabri on this board but I'm bumping this up for you in the...
    ... I am on Tysabri ,, I had my 8th one this morning,, I have never gotten...
    ... but they are not as bad, I feel so much better on Tysabri ,, only thing that still bothers me is the muscle spasms ... the past week,, which i saw my dr yesterday after my Tysabri and she gave me the z-pack, or from not having my ... for 3 weeks. But here I am almost 24 hours after the Tysabri with no Headache and no Tylenol! Whoo Hoo! :D I am ... pretty wonderful by tomorrow! :D When did u start Tysabri ?...
    ... but they are not as bad, I feel so much better on Tysabri ,, only thing that still bothers me is the muscle spasms ... the past week,, which i saw my dr yesterday after my Tysabri and she gave me the z-pack, or from not having my ... for 3 weeks. But here I am almost 24 hours after the Tysabri with no Headache and no Tylenol! Whoo Hoo! :D I am ... pretty wonderful by tomorrow! :D When did u start Tysabri ? I have had only one dose,I had the headache for...

  15. This may be a dumb question... 17th January 2008
    ... start with an every day shot.... You also have Tysabri to think about, however even though it is approved...

  16. Can MS go into Remission? 16th January 2008
    ... the market: Avonex, Copaxone, Rebif, Betaseron and Tysabri ) youll make up your own mind about whehter this is...

  17. just diagnosed today 14th January 2008
    ... yours to take. There is also Rebif and Betaseron and Tysabri available. besides the two he mentioned to you..before...

  18. withdrawal from DMD's 12th January 2008
    ... referencing Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex, Betaseron or Tysabri . Mitch, please, please, call your doctor and tell...

  19. i hope i am not alone.... 11th January 2008
    ... Modifying Drugs = Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex, Betaseron and Tysabri . Some with MS use these drugs and some do not...
    ... Modifying Drugs = Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex, Betaseron and Tysabri . Some with MS use these drugs and some do not...
    ... CRABs (their initials) but now there's a "T" drug ( Tysabri ); hence the change to DMDs. Forgoing traditional...

  20. Neuro Appt tomorrow..Any suggestions? 10th January 2008
    ... tolerate interferons I guess) and stronger ones like Tysabri (very efficient but some dangers). You might want...
    ... tolerate interferons I guess) and stronger ones like Tysabri (very efficient but some dangers). You might want...

  21. Drug that's best for Secondary Progressive MS 8th January 2008
    ... Modifying Meds For Spms. I Know Other Have Tried Tysabri . I Wish They Would Come Up With Something. T...
    ... Avonex and Rebif are and might be a candidate for Tysabri .. Why did you wean yourself off Rebif? Its not a...
    ... have the option of the chemo drugs. I don't know if Tysabri is helping those with SP but I know some are using...

  22. which form of MS do i have? 3rd January 2008
    ... the MS MEDs, Avonex, Copaxone, Rebif or Betaseron or TYsabri , then you have relapsing/remitting MS, which is the...

  23. Tysabri 22nd December 2007
    ... there. Sorry you are having problems. I do know about Tysabri but I dont understand about why your doctor isnt suggesting ... it. First of all, Tysabri isnt approved for progressive MS, that might be the ... greasless, odorless and really helps. Now, onto Tysabri ...used mainly for relapsing/remitting MS, and done ... since it has had some problems in the past; however Tysabri is having excellent reviews and results these days ... reason that balance would be a reason NOT to give you Tysabri . Im not entirely sure of what you take as a diabetic...
    ... If your interested in Tysabri I would suggest finding a different neuro. I know ... who are secondary progressive (SPMS) who are getting Tysabri . Personally, I would not consider balance issues...

  24. Wow! 16th December 2007
    ... Had my 1st Tysabri treatment this past Tuesday and I feel GREAT. I don...
    ... mention a type of euphoria the first few times they do Tysabri , Ive even heard of short bursts of amazing energy...
    ... or alleviate existing sx's. What is different about Tysabri ? :) Mitch...
    ... doesnt cure them- however sometimes when a person is on Tysabri , being that the drug is SO STRONG- if they are having ... better...same kind of thing. From what I know of Tysabri , and I know a few people on it, the inital good feeling ... reprieve has to be a blessing! Not only that, but Tysabri really does seem to stop progression in many- that ... said, if people who are on Tysabri stop having relapses, and additional symtoms, then ... the point where nothing else is working- he feels Tysabri is really the last thing to go on. I guess I have ... Rebif- but its amazing the reports that you hear from Tysabri patients...so far, I havent heard any bad ones since...

  25. What were your first clues that something was wrong?? 16th December 2007
    ... interferons (avonex, rebif and betaseron), Copaxone, Tysabri and other help which is now available, there is little...

  26. Looking for relief! 14th December 2007
    ... doesn't work/stop this internal fighting beast, I know Tysabri is an aggressive stop loss drug. Does anyone have ... experience, good or bad, with Tysabri that they would be willing to share? I would truly...
    ... doesn't work/stop this internal fighting beast, I know Tysabri is an aggressive stop loss drug. Does anyone have ... experience, good or bad, with Tysabri that they would be willing to share? I would truly ... started Rebiff in March '07 and will give it some time. Tysabri will be next if Rebif doesn't help.Sorry I can't help...
    ... jbrow7, there are a ton of people doing REALLY well on Tysabri who post here regularly. Search on Healthboards using ... the word Tysabri , youll see alot of great info and great results! ...
    ... ve read of a few people not being able to tolerate Tysabri but mostly, the reports have been overwhelmingly positive...

  27. Excited but nervous 6th December 2007
    ... I start Tysabri this coming Tuesday any pointers? I'm excited but...
    ... Good luck to you with your infusions. Although not on Tysabri , I have heard nothing but good things about it. Those ... who died all took another drug which interacted with Tysabri . Tysabri is now only given to people they are SURE ... all the posts here, people have amazing results with Tysabri ! Sometimes it takes a few months, but no one is going...

  28. Finally diagnosed 6th December 2007
    ... Rebif, Avonex, Copaxone and Betaseron. There is also Tysabri to consider, although even today, most MS specialists...

  29. New here :) 3rd December 2007
    ... indefinately, others go to stronger drugs such as Rebif or Tysabri , but the only real way to judge is to see if new lesions...

  30. combiRx trial update 26th November 2007
    ... What combo meds were you on? Has he yet suggested Tysabri ? If not, you really should ask about it. If ... to find a way to get it. It's like 5,000 a pop for Tysabri , but insurance usually covers all but 100 or so depending...
    ... latest is with the trials.....what hitdog said about Tysabri is true, and it might be a really good choice for ... there is help available (or a trial) which includes Tysabri ? The results to date have been nothing but positive ... best for us! Lots of people are really raving about Tysabri these days... Hang in there pal. Its not over till...
    ... for drugs. I will be sure to ask neuro. about the Tysabri . Nikki, Thanks for the reminder, I needed it...

  31. Maybe Aussie bound 25th November 2007
    ... good advice to have a letter from my Dr. Being on Tysabri at least I don't have to worry about syringes this...
    ... even though you should probably carry something about Tysabri , you might want to talk to your doc about giving you...

  32. My first Tysabri infusion 20th November 2007
    ... feel better, is amazing! And wonderful! Im not on Tysabri and have no right to talk to you about it, but as...
    ... feel better, is amazing! And wonderful! Im not on Tysabri and have no right to talk to you about it, but as...
    ... progress and how this works for you. I am interested in Tysabri for my own use in the future. Currently on Rebif, ... and doing very well on it, I can see Tysabri as being my next line of defense. You said you have ... should things change, I do want to know as much about Tysabri as possible. My neuro has 3 patients on it currently...
    ... progress and how this works for you. I am interested in Tysabri for my own use in the future. Currently on Rebif, ... and doing very well on it, I can see Tysabri as being my next line of defense. You said you have ... should things change, I do want to know as much about Tysabri as possible. My neuro has 3 patients on it currently ... the store for thanksgiving. Lots of walking. The Tysabri has given me the energy, I never got tired. 3 days...
    ... am new here and just wanted to say hi and ask about Tysabri . I have gotten 3 infusions so far and actually feel ... have always had bad fatigue but since starting on Tysabri its awful, and the depression is unbearable, anyone...
    ... sure exactly how much the temp drop is helping v.s Tysabri . I guess the real test for me will be next July/August...

  33. Triglycerides- MS question for Bearygood 19th November 2007
    ... see if we want to try a lower dose of Rebif or maybe Tysabri . The only trouble w. Mayo is that is a 2 day drive...
    ... liver enzymes will be elevated....it also talks about Tysabri being pulled from the market from Glaxo....this is...

  34. First Injection 19th November 2007
    ... been off it for a long time, in prep for a switch to Tysabri , which begins tomorrow....
    ... this was a big deal! hitdog: Good luck with the Tysabri ! I've just started to read about it and it seems like...

  35. MS clinic and criteria for diagnosing MS 18th November 2007
    ... Therapy drugs do (copaxone, rebif, avonex, betaseron and tysabri ) is they slow down the progression of the disease ... starting to prescribe Rebif for progresive MS as well as Tysabri in some cases. Some doctors think that taking these...

  36. Wondering if I have MS 9th November 2007
    ... currently available are injectables, with the exception of Tysabri , an infusion, but that is usually not prescribed for...

  37. ??? about tysabri????? 6th November 2007
    ... Shaywood, Im not on Tysabri , but ive heard SO many good things about it. Have ... you searched on this forum for tysabri related posts? I know there are hundreds of them....
    ... I have had 4 infusions of Tysabri . I feel like it is helping me in general. I just...
    ... then everyone will say see you should have done the tysabri now look and I want to be able to take care of my...

  38. Alternative/Supplemental Therapies 2nd November 2007
    ... typical MS Drug (Copaxone, Avonex, Rebif, BetaSeron or Tysabri ) route. As far as vitamins, a good multi is key;...

  39. Anyone on Betaseron 31st October 2007
    ... try something stronger, but maybe not as strong as Tysabri . you can look at that two ways, one is that you can...

  40. Suitable Meds for SPMS 25th October 2007
    ... name - mixo something). She was placing her hopes on Tysabri but this is not considered suitable for SPMS, in Ireland...
    ... approving as of yet. Youll probably get approval first. Tysabri is worth investigating. Although it is generally used...

  41. Side effects of Rebif vs. Beta? 8th October 2007
    ... yrs were now, tripled in size, so he switched me to Tysabri , since I have failed, Avonex, Copaxone and Betaseron ... did and they went away. So far I am doing ok on the Tysabri ,, I don't notice a huge change yet,, but the ones...

  42. dilema with MS disclosure 3rd October 2007
    ... some new lesions showed up on my last MRI I am now on Tysabri . As for disclosing - I disclosed to my family,...

  43. worst attack so far 3rd October 2007
    ... change meds...maybe LDN is the answer...or possibly Tysabri , have you considered it? Sweetie, Ive gotta run...

  44. HELP in Utah 28th September 2007
    ... said we will probably change that and maybe go to Tysabri . I also take Neurontin, Tramadol, Baclofen and Celexa...

  45. Recent MRI 23rd September 2007
    ... Im worse is depressing.They had mentioned Rebif and Tysabri but dont know much about either. Im so confused about...
    ... side effects, and they do go away in a few months.. Tysabri , is a once every 28 day infusion, which must be done ... market and brought it back last year...I have not done Tysabri , but others on this board have, and you can search ... Tysabri posts here..from what I have read, the people using...
    ... Im worse is depressing.They had mentioned Rebif and Tysabri but dont know much about either. Im so confused about...
    ... drugs for MS except Rebif. I am currently taking Tysabri . I have only had two infusions with the third next ... until the last MRI. This is why I changed and went on Tysabri . I have taken ACTH (pre CRAB days) Azathioprine ... Novantrone (two maximum treatment sessions) and now Tysabri . I have been lucky and had minimal side effects....

  46. FTY720 First Dose Day 20th September 2007
    ... to do it, hell I was scared crapless about starting Tysabri , and there are lot's of others already doing it, no...

  47. Anyone taking Cellcept and have skin lesions 19th September 2007
    ... I have on the Tysabri infusion and recently Cellcept. The problem I am getting...
    ... Cellcept for about a year now. I am wondering if is the Tysabri . Any thoghts? Sue...

  48. med switch? 17th September 2007
    ... I have now discontinued Copaxone and am receiving Tysabri . I have had two infusions. This was all with Dr...
    ... have you been over the years, how are you doing on tysabri candy? any new lesions, in the past (increase)? symptom...
    ... have you been over the years, how are you doing on tysabri candy? any new lesions, in the past (increase)? symptom...
    ... have you been over the years, how are you doing on tysabri candy? any new lesions, in the past (increase)? symptom ... thanks tammy I have only had two infusions of Tysabri . I think I can feel an improvement but at this point...
    ... Betsaeron,, I had to stop it on April 28th, and started Tysabri on June 13th....

  49. Tysabri 14th September 2007
    ... she doesn't normally do it and only does it to us Tysabri ppl,,, so I switched to the hospital so I have my...
    ... Hi Pgh! I too, live near Pittsburgh and I'm on Tysabri . I really love Tysabri. I definitely feel better ... bothersome complaints anyway. Are you considering Tysabri or are you already on it? I had been on Avonex, double...
    ... though. I have been hearing really good things about Tysabri , and If I dont do the trial, I want to go the Tysabri...
    ... scare anyone but just be aware that some new info. on Tysabri was just released, noting that those who did fine ... read so many things from people having success with Tysabri so I hope this turns out to be insignificant! PghGuy...
    ... There probably is something to that. I had 3 doses of Tysabri before they pulled it from the market. Then I started ... definitely slowed down again since I have been back on Tysabri . Makes me nervous about ever stopping it. It is...
    ... I start my first Tysabri treatment tomorrow. I have low grade MS.. actually...

  50. 2 years on avonex 13th September 2007
    ... possible that your doctor will want to talk to you about Tysabri or Copaxone. Re: Copaxone, it's interesting -- they...
    ... Its still not a first reaction to start a patient on Tysabri immediatley, as Tysabri is such a strong drug....Tysabri...
    ... time if new lesions developed after 12 months. Re: Tysabri , I know that it's not usually used as a first-line...
    ... has told me under NO cicumstances would he consider Tysabri , until he first tried Copaxone...basically because ... Tysabri is a last resort, strongest type of med for R/R MS ... right, because so many people are doing SO WELL on Tysabri that I wouldnt mind trying it, if I had to.....or...

  51. Is anyone else taking LDN? 13th September 2007
    ... on LDN since 9/06, after disasterous results with tysabri . Has not been a walk in the park. 17 months into...

  52. Neuro Appt and Copaxone quest? 11th September 2007
    ... Others are: Avonex, Betaseron, Rebif, Novantrone, and Tysabri (some problems with Tysabri). Novantrone is the first...
    ... .red welts, soar spots, etc where you inject. Tysabri , is something which is available for R/R MS, however ... doing well. In the US, they strictly monitor those on Tysabri ...its not usually a first line of defense, although ... own) perfer to try everytying else first, and use Tysabri as a last resort... Novantrone is used only for...

  53. Cold chills on one side of my head???? 11th September 2007
    ... Natalie what ms meds were you on before you started the tysabri ? I have been on avonex for almost two years and i ... had mentioned before all of this other trouble about tysabri but he didnt think i needed a change at that time ... like the past 4 months. So do you think so far the tysabri is working better for you??...

  54. just diagnosed, anyone talk to me 10th September 2007
    ... Amy, I think you might be talking about Tysabri . It was taken off the market for a bit in your neck...

  55. MSNik's update 7th September 2007
    ... concerened. We discussed getting off Rebif and changing to Tysabri . He isnt for it at this time. He feels that overall...

  56. Pain All Over 2nd September 2007
    ... cause I am scared of needles and now since I am on Tysabri ,, I will be danged if I take anymore shots of any...

  57. New to this board. 2nd September 2007
    ... helpful as I have. I found it searching for input on Tysabri because I was due to get my first infusion. I got...

  58. Whats next? 30th August 2007
    ... Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex and Betaseron. Now, there is also Tysabri , which is an infusion; however it is given at certified ... opinion on what you are taking. And, if you arent on Tysabri , which it doesnt sound like you are- you aboslutely...

  59. MS is a hateful insidious THIEF. 30th August 2007
    ... possible. 15 years ago they didnt have intereferons or Tysabri ...anything is possible. Chin up. And, I will worry...

  60. New to meds 29th August 2007
    ... therapy sessions with Novantrone. Currently I am on Tysabri but I have only had one infusion so the jury is still...

  61. And all of a sudden Im walking well... what are people thinking? 28th August 2007
    ... There are some really amazing stories of people on Tysabri and Mitox (used heavily in Canada) where people are ... every day! The downside is usually docs WONT prescribe Tysabri until all other meds have been tried and the disease ... has progressed...even though Tysabri wants them to think of it as a first line of defense ... The jury is out on why...could be that years ago, Tysabri got such a bum rap..apparently its making a strong...

  62. Too late for medication 21st August 2007
    ... being used successfully in many places for P/P MS.. Tysabri is also approved for use of P/P as well as R/R in...

  63. Headaches on one side of head that come and go???? 18th August 2007
    ... having the headaches this week,, I think because the Tysabri is wearing offf, I go for my next one on Wednesday ... waynesburg and I go to his office in washington for the Tysabri like I said on Wed,, Kayla is starting college Monday...
    ... Natalie,Yeah lunch would be nice huh! You are on the Tysabri ? Dr. C gave me a paper on it and said to research ... things recently to talk to the doc about. So how is the Tysabri working for you?...
    ... lunch and massage. We deserve it. Yes Nat, how is the tysabri going? I'va been hearing of some really good results...
    ... no damn humidity! Thats the killer! I go for my 3rd Tysabri on Wednesday,, so far so good,,, I always take Tylenol...
    ... avonex now, but the doc told me to think about the Tysabri cause he thinks it might be a good option for me....

  64. cannot focus, so scared 14th August 2007
    ... to do MS therapy drugs. They are Rebif, Copaxone, Tysabri and a few others...by taking these drugs, (most are ... day, once a week, or 3 times a week, the last one Tysabri , is done in a hosptial setting by IV once a month...

  65. Mother In Law Needs Your Help 13th August 2007
    ... against it, to be on MS THerapy drugs...Rebif, COpaxone, Tysabri , any one of them. IF she doesnt feel that she wants...

  66. MS and weight gain ( ughhh ) 13th August 2007
    ... reason for MS THerapy Drugs, such as Rebif, Copaxone, Tysabri , etc are to PREVENT attacks....the reason for Steroids...
    ... stopped the Betaseron on April 28th so I could start Tysabri in June and lost 40 lbs, and I am still loosing! I...

  67. Tysabri and depression? 11th August 2007
    ... the ABC drugs. I have only had one infusion with Tysabri so I can't speak from personal experience but from...
    ... Menopause can be a ***** --- I did just read on the Tysabri label hat depression can be a side effect. I haven...
    ... Rebif like u, and I had my second treatment of the Tysabri , I don't have depression, it actually gave me more...

  68. Help with Decisions! 8th August 2007
    ... similarities with Rebif and Avonex. THere is also Tysabri and Betaseron to consider...Betaseron is another interferon ... widely prescribed as it was..it was the first drug out. Tysabri , is done monthly, by infusions, at certified TOUCH...
    ... progression. I have just had my first infusion with Tysabri . Keep up the meds - you will still get symptoms...

  69. MS Medications 8th August 2007
    ... gave you excellent info, but I wanted to add to it. Tysabri is now being used as well for Relapsing Remitting...

  70. Good Attitude 5th August 2007
    ... I just got back from my first Tysabri infusion. It was completed with no complications...

  71. Please help... lots of questions/concerns about MS. 3rd August 2007
    ... researching it. I will be getting my first infusion of Tysabri tomorrow. I am a little nervous but having new symptoms...

  72. interesting article about a possible cure! 2nd August 2007
    ... still keep going downhill. Something to think about. Tysabri , right now people are beating down their doctors doors...

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