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738075 tn?1330579444
Absolutely!  I get mine every year!  Make sure you get the injection, though, and not the "FluMist", which is a live attenuated vaccine.  Since I'm on Tysabri, the pharmacist at the hospital told me not to get the flu shot until at least a week after my infusion.  For those on CRABs (Copaxone.Rebif, Avonex, and Betaseron), or Gilenya, there are no time restrictions.

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Lisa
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Yes, I have had flu shots with no adverse effects.

I'll note, however, that some people say the nasal mist vaccine may not be the best choice. Get the actual shot.
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Definitely get your flu shot!!  A serious illness can result in a relapse.
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