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Is it now SPMS???
May 28, 2013
... Just because you have one new area of enhancement doesnt mean the disease is progressing or that Tysabri isnt working.... ... (6 replies)
Is it now SPMS???
May 27, 2013
... So of course many questions are racing through my head....Am I staring SPMS in the face? ... (6 replies)
... Welcome to the board! You may want to start a new thread so that more people see you. MSJayhawk, like Nenu said, would be a great person to talk to. He has PPMS too and he seems to be dealing with it extraordinarily well. Good luck with the Tysabri, I hope it helps you out. There are people here on that too who I'm sure will answer your questions. Please start your own... (18 replies)

... The Drs. aren't telling me anything. They stopped the Copaxone injections 3 weeks ago. I will start my first Tysabri infusion at the end of the month. ... (18 replies)
... Heres more info, in case anyone wants it: Relapsing-Remitting MS This type of MS experience clearly defined attacks. These attacks—which are called relapses, or exacerbations are followed by partial or complete recovery periods. Approximately 85% of people are diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS. Primary-Progressive MS This disease course is characterized by slowly... (18 replies)
Dec 22, 2007
... If your interested in Tysabri I would suggest finding a different neuro. ... (2 replies)
... You are actually fortunate that you are in Europe as there are MORE options as far as using Mitoxantrone for SPMS as well as a ton of experimental treatments which the USA arent approving as of yet. Youll probably get approval first. Tysabri is worth investigating. ... (9 replies)
... She was placing her hopes on Tysabri but this is not considered suitable for SPMS, in Ireland anyhow. Is there anything else she should ask her neuro about? ... (9 replies)
... starting Tysabri 7 months ago? ... (89 replies)
... PPMS and SPMS without relapses are ineligible for Tysabri as both are in the demyelinating stage. ... (12 replies)
Tysabri reactions?
Mar 23, 2007
... as SPMS with relapses after suffering a bad relapse without Tysabri's protection. ... (35 replies)
Tysabri users...
Mar 9, 2006
... Obviously we want to slow disease progression as much as possible and he is recommending chemo. I am hesitant because of the side effects and Tysabri seems like a middle ground that I should try first. I am anxious to speak to the MS specialist that I see next week and hear what he has to say. ... (9 replies)
Tysabri Trial
Mar 9, 2006
... And also... the study you listed said they tested RRMS patients... but Tysabri can also be used for SPMS patients as well, correct? ... (8 replies)
... years on Tysabri without testing for the JC virus was dangerous. You should not go back to Tysabri. ... (9 replies)
... Good morning! I suffer from Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN) as part of MS. I must say it is the most painful condition that I have experienced. Worse than labor pain even, and frightening because you don't know how long it is going to last. Well, I have finally found a solution to the problem! I recently started seeing a pain management specialist to discuss alternative... (1 replies)
Other meds- FYi
Mar 28, 2013
... Laquinimod- the clinical trial will begin in 2013. It will run into 2018. ( Oral med for RRMS) Cladribine- This was given Fast Track FDA Approval in July 2006, but the results showed an increase in malignancies. Since 2011 it has been it has been sent to Limbo. If safety issues are implemented, you might see this return. As an oral med it was given in 1 or 2 courses... (3 replies)
... weeks so have been on Tysabri for over 2 years now with only 1 mild relapse. However disability has continued to a rate where I can transfer but it needs to be quick. ... (5 replies)
S.P. Meds
Apr 6, 2009
... I believe all of the Disease Modifying Drugs have now been FDA approved for SPMS including Tysabri. ... (3 replies)
S.P. Meds
Jun 2, 2008
... She is back on Avonex now. However, she's considering Tysabri at this point apparently. ... (19 replies)
... I believe Betaseron has been approved for SPMS and you also have the option of the chemo drugs. I don't know if Tysabri is helping those with SP but I know some are using it. ... (3 replies)

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