Hi Holly1416, The fatigue can be beat with Nuvigil. I am on Copaxone, and have MS relapsing-remitting also. My fatigue was really bad last year, and my neuro put me on Nuvigil. For the first two weeks, I did not like the drug, but I tried taking it at different times during the day and finally figured it out. I take it in the morning, as early as possible, and then I am fine, takes about an hour to kick in, and I am off and running. It has helped tremendously. I too have a lot of trouble with memory and simple words, and I find that my memory is worse first thing in the morning, and after five, when my body is spent. I think I would relax about the words, and don't worry about it. If you get embarrassed, I used to, just be honest, and tell the people around you that you are having a brain cramp and let it go at that. I hope you can get the Nuvigil and get started on it right away, I think you will be happy with the energy level it can give you.View Thread
Hi, The hair loss seems to be a temporary thing, it only happened for a short time. I am with you on being one of the lucky ones, I have no negative side effects for any of my MS medication. I think you just have to get used it. We are lucky to have the availability of the medications for MS. Twenty years ago, not so much, so I feel very lucky they have drugs like Copaxone that make such a huge difference. VLView Thread
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