Rebif

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, Personal research, Side effects too severe, and Other 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

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips
This drug almost killed me, and I hate anyone that espouses its alleged benefits.
Cost
$200+ monthly

Sep 1, 2007

Dosage
44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
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 used to prevent relapses 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.

Learn more about Rebif in our Rebif Community Report.