this our pill????

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   Posted 1/24/2009 7:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Hey everyone........this just in.  Merck Serono has just released the results of its study of a pill.  It looks great!!!  It may be approved later this year!!  I am asking my doc about it when I have my check in Feb. 
It is stating nearly 60% efficacy!!!!  Woooo hooooo!!!
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   Posted 1/24/2009 8:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Holy crap!!! Is this for real??? Gosh i am excited!!! Let us know what u'r doc says g!!!
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   Posted 1/25/2009 1:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Rhonda (I meant to say Gretchen geesh must have R on my small brain),
Does it work on PPMS or just RRMS? Either way, it is very good news. Thanks a bunch! I will go on the site you gave and check it out.

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                                   but still working at the present.         
                Tried just about everything there is for MS, including Tysabri
                               Waiting to start Cytoxin Treatments soon.

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   Posted 1/25/2009 2:38 PM (GMT -6)   
I have not heard of this one.  I definitely will ask my neuro if he knows anything about it next month at my appointment.  I have my doubts that he will have any information.  G, make sure you let us know what your neuro says.
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Started betaseron --  May 2007 -- experienced allergic reactions after 2 weeks
Started copaxone -- June 2007 -- stopped after 4 1/2 months;experienced  severe 5 IPIR's
Started tysabri -- December 2007
Stopped tysabri -- April 2008 (developed antibodies/severe reactions)

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   Posted 1/25/2009 4:04 PM (GMT -6)   
How exciting! I really feel like a cure will be found soon. I can't wait to hear what your doctor says too!
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   Posted 1/28/2009 3:27 PM (GMT -6)   
This one is very exciting! :-)
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