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I Take Tysabri

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 39 People

    Just Giving Up Rebif..

    I con't really even remember my first Dx date. First I tried all the herbal remedies, but the MRIs showed that the disease was progressing anyway --- Alas --   So it was on to Avonex... That took a while to get used to, in fact I'm not sure I ever did.  I took if for...
    Wiccad Wiccad 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    Tysabri Is A Modern Miracle

    I am a 38 year old male from Melbourne Australia. I was diagnosed with MS almost 10 years ago and getting over the shock of my diagnosis I began using Betaferon as recommended by my Nuerologist. I went from being a very active sportsman, footballer slowly losing my coordination...
    Shaunmelbourne Shaunmelbourne 36-40 1 Response Feb 6, 2013

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    Just Do It..............

    "I take Tysabri"  I was dx at 27............in 2004 i was  Married on an island at 25, : ) great times!!!having a great time parting my *** off with friends on my free time and just enjoying life with my hubby .My career was as an Rn, Bsn in a Neonatal...
    gemini76 gemini76 31-35, F 3 Responses May 24, 2008

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    I Am Gonna Try Tysabri...

    I have taken most of the D.M.D'S do very little avail. I am now 40 years old and this blooming fatigue is never ending and unpredictable. I have been injecting for 15 years now and am a little fed up always having to inject myself daily.. ok maybe i'm a yap and should be more...
    finnboy77 finnboy77 36-40 1 Response Apr 11, 2012

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    My Life With Ms

    Short version--Married in 1991, age 22...start of first symptom 3 days after return from honeymoon...new city, no friends or relatives...diagnosed after typical series of tests...Neurologist said no kids for 5 years, must have heard have 5 kids cuz that's what I did!...now ages...
    MSMom MSMom 41-45, F 4 Responses May 13, 2010

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    Help

    I have had about 55 treatments on Tysabri. Although I am doing very well I don't know when enough is enough. I had been on Beta Seron before the Tysabri, the side effects were terrible. My only other choice would probably be Copaxone but I know it is not as strong (so why shouldn...
    Rxpsycho1 Rxpsycho1 61-65 4 Responses Feb 3, 2011

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    Ms And The Menu Of Drugs

    Hello,  trip to her               My name is John and my wife has MS,diagnosed in 1997 with remitting / relapsing now has  progressive??? On a recent trip to her neurologist they suggested that she may be interested in Tysabri. She has had an implant a (Neuro...
    reelwood7 reelwood7 66-70 1 Response Feb 10, 2012

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    Avonex Patient Who Is Switching To Tysabri

    My name is Charlene and I was dx last year with Ms and and is currently taking Avonex to treat it well i had a flair up and my doctor says beacause of this is is swithing me to tysabri says it a better treatment just need some other advice on switching.
    bunne2 bunne2 41-45 1 Response Apr 7, 2012

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    What May Kill Me Is Actually Keeping Me Alive

    Don't be afraid of Tysabri if you neurologist suggests it. I would be bed-ridden, blind and probably vegetative if I didn't switch to Tysabri. Been on it since I was 22. Don't feel like writing my main experience of my whole MS diagnosis yet, but I will gitter done soon! FMS...
    meganomalie meganomalie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    MS Research

    I work for a research firm just outside of Boston, MA – and we’re currently doing some really interesting work regarding MS medication. My team is currently recruiting MS patients to join an online bulletin board / discussion community to record their experiences with various...
    estaples estaples 26-30, F Jul 18, 2013

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    I Need Advice 4 Months On Tysabri

    It has been my fourth time in early December taking Tysabri.  I felt like I was hit by a Mack Truck.  Normally, I walk pretty good a little bit wobbly.  But each time after taking Tysabri the first week I can not walk at all and I feel absolutely awful.  Two weeks later I am...
    buckleybets buckleybets 46-50 5 Responses Dec 15, 2011

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    Pml

    Unfotunately the worst possible side effect hit me using tysabri PML. Paralyzed lft side of my body
    Jstuly1 Jstuly1 46-50 2 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    On Tysabri, Feeling "fencey"

    Feeling Fence-y: I have had 7 doses of Tysabri, now. Two months ago, I started aspirating liquid when I tried to drink. After a few experiences, within a few days, of violently and abruptly (and oh! so gracelessly) choking on my coffees-with-milk added, I developed a cough...
    megbat megbat 31-35, F Dec 16, 2012

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    If Someone Could Answer My Questions..

    I was diganosed with MS back in april 2012 while I was pregnant. My left side of my face went numb. I have had numerous of MRIs and numerous attacks. The past 7 months, I think I've had a week where I walked normally and felt normal. My Dr. doesn't seem like he wants to help me...
    Christine2686 Christine2686 26-30 2 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    When I was about seven, I had to stay several days in the hospital for an infection. I had just put on the gown they gave me when the nurse came in to take my temperature. She...
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    I had my viriginty taken away by rape. I had my dad taken away from me , I had drugs take my mom away for me.
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    I waited through my teenage years to lose my virginity, it was something very special and precious to me, I didn't want some random guy to take it. it took me three useless...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I'm a very compassionate and loving person. When I know or see someone hurting or suffering I wish I could fix it or take their pain or heartache whatever the case. I remember...
    Devotedmom77 Devotedmom77 36-40, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    My career has always been one riddled with stress and power; at home, I enjoy having someone with whom to defer. The most satisfying relationship I've had could have been...
    reigndear reigndear 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I'm 20. Still living with mom and dad. I wasted two years of my life in college. Started with a major with no job prospects. Like an idiot I took a variety of classes "to see what...
    Malician Malician 18-21 1 Response Aug 2

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    I think the worst type would be guys that take advantage of girls when they're drunk. Alcohol affects your brain and your ability to make good decisions, so for a guy to take...
    RebeccaLouise9541 RebeccaLouise9541 16-17, F Aug 10

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    I want to tell my man I want to try turning our relationship more taken in hand. I'm not sure how to go about doing this and be taken seriously...
    Albrma061011 Albrma061011 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    i like to take pics. id love to take pics if a girl is beautiful like you...
    berealistic81 berealistic81 26-30, M Aug 11

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    I really don't care who reads this, I'm not looking for sympathy of any kind. I just need to tell someone... And maybe some one will take the time to read this. It's not that I don...
    TypoKytty TypoKytty 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Stop asking! I don't take them! I won't take them! I mean I'll talk about anything, even bad stuff, that's fine, but I'm not sending n*ked pics of me out anywhere so here's your...
    CuteMandi CuteMandi 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    people who own animals but dont take the time to meet their needs are awful. thats another life right there and its just as important as yours now take care of it. why are you...
    griefseed griefseed 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I used to take Prozac and Zoloft in 2008 and felt more suicidal so I just stopped. I just take medication for my anxiety and other things.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F a week ago

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    Houses Which may be coming to the marketplace shortly but aren't however identified with a many listing company (MLS). They include pre-foreclosures, foreclosed homes and homes...
    Meljbr26d Meljbr26d 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I will help him out later...guys wanna take selfie? "Guys need a help here" Me:but first lets take a selfie.. Say cheese! :D
    meokeju meokeju 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I want to take a break.. from technology. Other than music and you know, the occasional tv and phone calls/messages, and the occasional youtube (shh I need my pewdiepie), I want to...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I'm going into my sophmore year of college and I am a bio major, but I have no clue what my calling is. People say take internships and what not. But half the time you need a BS...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 30

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    Basically, it's why despite studying fine arts I work as a photographer! I take lots of selfies too! It's a fascinating art form.
    Catram21 Catram21 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 31

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    My mother has been moaning to me ever since we started talking again about her job. Her boss went in holiday for two weeks and left her with new and old files he was working on. as...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F Aug 1

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    Take it or leave it... Except I hate my hair cut, it makes me look like I'm from dumb and dumber xD lol... Dem blue eyes tho
    DreadlockJesus DreadlockJesus 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 1

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    When I see a person who is sad, depressed, hurt or whatever else bad happened to him/her I wish I could just take the pain from her/him even to me...
    Adamexxx Adamexxx 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 2

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    I don't take **** from anyone. I will speak up if needed. I don't like liars or *** holes.
    xoxokendyl xoxokendyl 16-17, F Aug 2

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    Why do I always look different in the mirror then I do on camera? I wake up and I think to myself : ooh I look good let me take a selfie, but the picture is totally different from...
    ohlayla ohlayla 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I love taking selfies...haha I'm to gorgeous not to take a selfie ;)
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I didn't take this pic but have to share it amazing !! X
    Aishabella Aishabella 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 4

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    What Classic Novel Describes Your Life? http://www.playbuzz.com/jonb10/what-classic-novel-describes-your-life Created By Jon Bumpus on July 31, 2014 F. Scott Fitzgerald's The...
    mguinm mguinm 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 4

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    I have a big brother who has special needs and my mother gets really stressed with trying to care for him every day and takes anger out on me. she will also say stuff like "i think...
    megi06 megi06 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    It's often because I'm trying to think of something really good to say, and even online I tend to be unable to think of something good to say, and I end up saying some random...
    ThatAwkwardPanda ThatAwkwardPanda 13-15 1 Response Aug 4

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    Its something I've always done, Ive always taken things too personal. I think it might be because I'm a very caring person and when someone doesn't like me for no real reason i don...
    behappy4 behappy4 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 5

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    Every time I meet a girl that catches my eye with a good personality, she always seem to be taken. So many lucky guys out there that can't appreciate what they have.
    Original23 Original23 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I'm in bed sick wish I had someone to baby me until I get better. I always take care of people when is it my turn?
    lovepixystix lovepixystix 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I am taken by my 19 year old American Mate, he's everything to me, he's the petrol in my engine and the spark in my heart, he is more attractive than anyone to me, his voice is...