Talking Honestly with Your Doctor
- by Teva's Lift MS® Team
- September 24, 2018
Neurologist Mitzi Williams, MD is compensated by Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
You've probably heard the phrase “honesty is the best policy” once or twice before. Being honest and open when talking to your doctor about your relapsing MS symptoms can be important to your treatment plan. A transparent relationship allows you to inform your neurologist of any symptoms you are feeling so, together, you can make treatment decisions.
Neurologist Mitzi Williams, MD, gives her advice on being honest and open with your doctor during an appointment.
Do you have additional tips for having discussions with a doctor? Be sure to share your thoughts in the comments below. You can also sign up to receive updates from neurologists, Shared Solutions® nurses and the other authors on Teva’s Lift MS® blog.
COPAXONE® (glatiramer acetate injection) is a prescription medicine that is used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease, and active secondary progressive disease, in adults.
Do not use COPAXONE® if you are allergic to glatiramer acetate or mannitol.
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Gia Shea | April 05, 2019It is kind of hard to converse with a doctor who has patients on a time slot. Pretty smart for income but terrible for a patient. I love my doctor, but if it continues I will have to change doctors.