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Tecfidera Terror: Things They Don't Tell You

Day 18 of my Tecfidera trial dawned with another Snow Day and time out of school...Thank Goodness. Around noon my stomach began to cramp and I just felt yucky., but I made it through the day and successfully got of to school the next day. And was struck once again with cramping.  After school I went home, ate some homemade chicken noodle soup, took my meds, took a nap, woke up, had diarhea, went to bed. Got up the next morning and felt fine. Showered, ate toast and tea, took meds, went out for an after noon with my family.  Family trip cut short when I commenced to throw up and have diarrhea (in a department store restroom, thank goodness). Went home, slept for three hours, woke up, ate a little something, took meds, had diarrhea, slept for another hour, woke up, threw up, had diarrhea, threw up, had diarrhea, threw up...Just like a broken record for nearly all night.
I did not take any Tec all day yesterday and felt a bit better.  Since I couldn't contact my neuro on a Sunday an…