tysabri

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What is tysabri?

TYSABRI 300 mg/15 mL IV
Drug Name: NATALIZUMAB - INJ
Other Brand Names: Tysabri
Uses: This medication is used to treat a type of multiple sclerosis that occurs when symptoms appear in cycles of worsening and improvement (relapsing/remitting multiple sclerosis-MS). It is not a cure for MS, but it is thought to help by preventing your immune system from attacking the nerves in your brain and spinal cord. It helps decrease the number of episodes of worsening and may prevent or delay disability. Natalizumab is also used to treat a bowel condition called Crohn's disease (CD) when it is moderate to severe and/or keeps coming back. It is not a cure for CD, but it is thought to work by preventing your immune system from causing inflammation/swelling within your bowels. Natalizumab is a protein called a monoclonal antibody.
Posts on tysabri (37)
I'm scheduled for my 10th infusion next week and I want to stop Tysabri because I feel terr...
I recently had my 9th infusion. I've noticed a fiery joint pain in my knees 3-5 days after ...
Hey All! New here to posting, but have been reading quite a bit! Great info! My questio...
Hi everyone, I'm having a hard time doing my Copaxone injections since I've lost so much we...
I was diagnosed with MS in 2007 and used rebif for 7 years. I was doing well until late 20...
For any of you who have previously been on these DMDs: have you had to discontinue treatmen...
I'm wondering if at the first signs of a possible relapse, you are routinely tested for UTI...
Will Tysabri help me if I can't walk very good at all? It's everyday all day,I think I have...
Remicade and Humira have not helped to control my 12 year old son's Crohn's. Looking at Ty...
Hi, has anyone had experience with going on to Tysabri after prolonged usage of Pregnesone ...
Journals about tysabri(3)
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by mayperl, Aug 22, 2012 - 2 Comments
On another one of my active forums, there were 25-pgs of complaints over cognition los...
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by Jessjazzi, Nov 19, 2009
Tysabri infusion
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by saraht79, Aug 28, 2008
Ok, a while back I told all of you that I was going to try tysabri and that I would te...