Rebif

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theplaidgrape's Rebif History (Stopped)
Rebif (interferon beta-1a subq injection)
22 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week Jun 25 - Jul 25, 2007
44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week Jul 25 - Sep 01, 2007
Stopped Did not seem to work, Expense, Other, Personal research, and Side effects too severe Sep 1, 2007

theplaidgrape's Rebif is for…

  • Multiple Sclerosis

theplaidgrape's side effects of Rebif…

  • Weight gain Jun 25, 2007

Evaluations


Sep 1, 2009

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: This drug almost killed me, and I hate anyone that espouses its alleged benefits.
Cost: $200+ monthly

Sep 1, 2007

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: Don't ever put this horrid muck into your body. At $600 per month, you're better off getting a timeshare.
Cost: $200+ monthly

About Rebif (Prescription Drug)

Rebif, a brand name for interferon beta-1a, is an immunomodulator used to prevent episodes of symptoms and slow the development of disability in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. It is given subcutaneously (under the skin) three times a week, ideally the same 3 days each week.

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