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I Take Tysabri

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    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 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Apr 11, 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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    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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    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 4 Responses Nov 17, 2012

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    I was working in a company were the tea boy is from other country that is economically weaker and backward but i treated him with respect but in return he spoke well did well and I...
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    I used to borrow my dad's camera, so for Christmas last year, he got me a red Vivitar XVN-1 camera. It takes amazing pictures, and I love taking it with me anywhere I go, as you...
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Its been a year since I last cut... It seemed like a year ago, my life was upside down and *** backwards. I thought a friend here on ep was genuine and sincere...but what he was...
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    The small ones, standing up for myself, being me and telling anyone who disagrees with it to go take a running jump off the nearest cliff....here let me help you *push* oops it...
    Littlemisssomebody Littlemisssomebody 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 6

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    Well, I take SOME things less seriously nowadays. And that's an awesome thing. For example, personally I think that if you take this place or any online place too seriously, you...
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    Me and my boyfriend have been together for almost 10 months and he is literally the love of my life. I am extremely happy but when we fight its bad. We've both given each other...
    laxlife laxlife 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    I'd celebrated my 13th birthday a couple of months before I took the test. I'd slept with two different lads, neither of which had used protection. I'd decided in the heat of the...
    LeahUK LeahUK 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    People who are in good relationships take each others for granted. They don't know how lucky they are. Love is almost always not mutual. Funny considering how many people there...
    Myalee Myalee 41-45, F Jan 16

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    NO PRIVATE MESSAGES. I have been a naughty girl and my daddy has taken my free pass off me. I have also been banned from private messaging on here for the weekend. I'm devastated...
    kinkysexybabe kinkysexybabe 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 16

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    Has anyone taken NyQuil for actual sinus problems and become dependent on it? I feel like I take it way too much but it's the only over the counter medicine that helps with the...
    lemurgirl09 lemurgirl09 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    When all else fails, go on adventures and take pictures.
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    My friends are my two dogs. They're only animals but they're the ones who are always there for me. So yes, I would take a bullet for my dogs.
    Jerrichoo Jerrichoo 13-15, M Dec 27, 2014

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    And I love that he wants to take care of me :)
    suzieb1971 suzieb1971 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I love taking all kind of photos. This is one i took of a ghost ship sailing on a cloud. Taken on Perdido Key island in the Gulf of Mexico. Message me to see more.
    Wizard4 Wizard4 46-50, M Dec 28, 2014

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    Hahaha.. Yeah, I take things seriously.. it's not always something I necessarily want to be seriously true, I just can't easily tell when someone is kidding.. 😅😅
    Newgirl00 Newgirl00 13-15, F Dec 28, 2014

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    So far, this is my favorite shot of the sky taken by me :)
    nocturnalanon99 nocturnalanon99 13-15, F 32 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    Selfies are so much fun to take. Someone once told me that I looked liked a model when I took my selfies.
    dimplesgirl17 dimplesgirl17 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    You wouldn't believe how many of your "friends" heart my stories...how many of them send me private messages... Careful who you confide in and trust...they are willing to share...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    A picture is worth a thousand words so let's write some books. This is from when I went to the beach ugh take me back
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    My boyfiend. I feel like he takes advantage of how nice I am. I moved in with him due to problems at home. He earns less than me. When he earns less all the bills get piled on me...
    love9494 love9494 18-21 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Just so your all aware, I don't take ANYONES crap. You start treating me some type of way, I'm gonna do it right back. It's all how you approach me. Sure you can call me ugly, fat...
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    For those of you men who keep insisting that I'm yours and to leave my boyfriend for you. It's not going to happen. I am happily taken and none on you are going to change that.
    AMarinesGirl0401 AMarinesGirl0401 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I'm not a teenager but did have a rectally temperature taken when I was in high school. I had a bought of severe vomiting and cramps and went to the ER. They had me undress and...
    Bobbie1952 Bobbie1952 61-65, M Jan 2

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    If I take better care of myself,it is better for my family and dear ones too.They will have to worry less about me.We will get more time to be together and enjoy ourselves and not...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    This is Canandaigua Lake which is one of the finger lakes in New York State where I live. Taken this fall. The lake is 28 miles long and hill in far background is called Bare Hill...
    Angeleyes789 Angeleyes789 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I love black and white pictures, I took this in South Carolina outside Charleston. It's called Angel Oak. It was the most beautiful live oak I've ever seen. If your ever in...
    Angeleyes789 Angeleyes789 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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