Interferon beta-1a

What is Interferon beta-1a?

Interferon beta-1a is used to decrease the number of episodes of symptoms and slow the development of disability in patients with relapsing-remitting (symptoms come and go) multiple sclerosis (MS, a disease in which the nerves do not function properly and patients may experience weakness, numbness, loss of muscle coordination and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control).

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I was diagnosed with RRMS in August 2009. I taking Rebif 44 3 times a week. Not too bad. I have 2 yrs also my work. I, last August having taking a...

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Interferon injections (Rebiff) are the best...

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boyfriend has been on avonex for 15 yrs for ms. also takes lexapro for depressions. some times forgets to take lexapro on weekends. has had 2 major...

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Hello. I'm Dr. Christensen.
I'm sorry your boyfriend is having problems. You may already know that Avonex and other interferon preparations...

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Yes, I had avonex in the fride and it may have gotten frozen by mistake of the fridge being too cold. I took a dosage out tonight, it was not...

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Frozen injections should not be used.

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This is standard practice to...

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I was diagnosed with RRMS in August 2009. I taking Rebif 44 3 times a week. Not too bad. I have 2 yrs also my work. I, last August having taking a...

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