About Betaseron (Prescription Drug)

Betaseron® is a brand name for interferon beta-1b, a drug in the interferon family used to treat multiple sclerosis. It is administered by sub-cutaneous injection and has been shown to slow the advance of MS as well as reduce the frequency of attacks.

Learn more about Betaseron in our Betaseron Community Report.

scoutman's Betaseron History (Stopped)
Betaseron (interferon beta-1b subq injection)
0.3 mg Every other day Sep 01, 1994 - Mar 10, 2010
Stopped Doctor's advice Mar 10, 2010

scoutman's Betaseron is for…

  • Multiple sclerosis

scoutman's side effects of Betaseron…

  • Occasional flu like symptoms Mar 10, 2008


Mar 10, 2010

0.3 mg Every other day
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (occasional flu like symptoms)
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
$25-49 monthly