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There are various types of medications, therapies, or alternative treatments that are said to control or reduce multiple sclerosis symptoms.

Which have you found that has helped the most? What benefits have you seen?

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Beginning of the discussion - 9/21/19

What medication, therapy, or alt. treatment that helped the most?
Member Carenity
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I am taking Copaxone. I had also taken rituximab for RMS.

I have minimal side effects from the treatment... lots of fatigue and shortness of breath. But the doctor says it is working in slowing the progression. So I am hopeful it continues to do so.

What medication, therapy, or alt. treatment that helped the most?
Member Carenity
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I am also on Copaxone and have not had shortness of breath as a side effect but definitely fatigue. I'm hopeful for the same@Hidden username 

What medication, therapy, or alt. treatment that helped the most?
Member Carenity
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Has anyone taken Ocrevus or Gilenya? I am currently on Tysabri but I tested positive for the JC Virus so I have to switch meds. 

What medication, therapy, or alt. treatment that helped the most?
Member Carenity
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@Hidden username I do take ocrevus and it does work. but it tends to wear off at the end of 6 months. Plus when u start it fatigue is a side affect. Just makes most people sleepy

What medication, therapy, or alt. treatment that helped the most?
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Thank you! Had you tried any of the pill options? (If you dont mind me asking).