52 patient evaluations for Betaseron

buterfly26
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buterfly26
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 26, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: After I learned how to give myself the injections it has been smooth. I do use a shot device so I don't have to look at the needle going into my body. I just have to remember to take it every other day, and that took some time, but now it is just part of my routine. I am conscious about taking it because I is told it would slow the progression of the disease.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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UfieDufie
31313 thumb
UfieDufie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Apr 15, 2014 (Started Nov 27, 2013)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: I hate injections. The injection site burned and the side effects never seemed to go away even after being on it for a while.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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tlheyne
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tlheyne
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 60
Condition: Transverse Myelitis 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Transverse Myelitis

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Mar 9, 2014 (Started Apr 16, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: I found that it helped with burning in my feet and legs and an overall feeling of well-being and alertness.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Feel lousy, Flu like symptoms, Bruising, Injection site pain, Fatigue

Jul 18, 2009 (Started Apr 16, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: They have a patient assistance program to help you if you can't afford the Betaseron. I pay $75 for a 3 month supply.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Feel lousy, Flu like symptoms, Bruising, Injection site pain, Fatigue

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sick of being sick
1584 thumb
sick of being sick
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I have:
MS

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Jun 1, 2013 (Started Mar 01, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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grllongoria
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grllongoria
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 29, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2001)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: I had no new lesions while on the Betaseron. Never was in hospital for a excerbation. But I was ready for a change tried of waking up every morning feeling crappy. What to wake up and feel rested, do things, go places, drive again without my foot falling off gas pedal. I am trying another therapy to see if this one will help me accomplish my goals!!!!!!
Cost: $200+ monthly

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freka
49727 thumb
freka
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 39
Condition: POTS 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
POTS

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Oct 22, 2012 (Started Dec 15, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Cost: < $25 monthly

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dschipman
9019 thumb
dschipman
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Feb 12, 2012 (Started Apr 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.25 mg every other day
Cost: < $25 monthly

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patioshea
8255 thumb
patioshea
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Oct 15, 2011 (Started Jan 16, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day

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trey06
7506 thumb
trey06
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: mild
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 28, 2011 (Started Jul 14, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I could not get over the flu like symptoms, And injection site reactions.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Injection site pain, Feel lousy, Sleep problems, Bruising, Fever, Flu like symptoms

Mar 14, 2009 (Started Jul 14, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Its effect on My lesions is Great! thats all I care about If it slows the MS that makes it worth it!!
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Injection site pain, Feel lousy, Sleep problems, Bruising, Fever, Flu like symptoms

Feb 7, 2009 (Started Jul 14, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I am pretty skinny and have a hard time getting the shot in the fatty tissue so i think thats why i have the reactions. Make sure you pull the needle out after all the medicine is in.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Injection site pain, Feel lousy, Sleep problems, Bruising, Fever, Flu like symptoms

Dec 6, 2008 (Started Jul 14, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 0.3 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My Doctor dosnt know why my flu like symptoms are not going away but I have the symptom the day after my Injection, I use a pain releiver actimeniphen 30 min. before my shot.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Injection site pain, Feel lousy, Sleep problems, Bruising, Fever, Flu like symptoms

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Farmer in WI
Portrait default thumb
Farmer in WI
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: severe
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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May 10, 2011 (Started May 14, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Side effects: Flu like symptoms, Bruising, Injection site pain

Aug 12, 2009 (Started May 14, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: Give it a chance. The flu symptoms are not so bad if you take tylenol.
Side effects: Flu like symptoms, Bruising, Injection site pain

  • 0 helpful marks
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