132 patient evaluations for Interferon beta-1a SubQ injection

Feb 6, 2015 (Started Mar 01, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 24, 2014 (Started Feb 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizziness, optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis), headaches, injection site redness, injection site pain, injection site itching, muscle aches, burning pain at injection site)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg 3 times a week
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, injection site itching, injection site redness, headaches, injection site pain, optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis), burning pain at injection site, muscle aches

Jan 9, 2013 (Started Feb 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness, optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis), headaches, injection site redness, injection site pain, injection site itching, muscle aches, burning pain at injection site)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: I'm so over these shots but Don't think I can get into anything else any time soon. My goal is to be off Rebif in 2013... I hope.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, injection site itching, injection site redness, headaches, injection site pain, optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis), burning pain at injection site, muscle aches

Jul 27, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis), headaches, injection site redness, injection site pain, injection site itching, muscle aches, burning pain at injection site)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg 3 times a week
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, injection site itching, injection site redness, headaches, injection site pain, optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis), burning pain at injection site, muscle aches

Apr 7, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness, optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis), injection site redness, injection site pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: Looking back over the last year I have had some ups and downs but over all I feel very lucky to have started treatment so quickly. I feel better everyday and if I have to deal with minor dizzy spells from time to time, so be it. I hope next year when I update my profile and can report even more progress.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, injection site itching, injection site redness, headaches, injection site pain, optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis), burning pain at injection site, muscle aches

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 13, 2014 (Started Feb 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (injection site infection)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: After 10 years of positive results, I had to discontinue Rebif. Soon will be taking Tecfidera.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 7, 2014 (Started Feb 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (injection site infection)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 27, 2014 (Started Feb 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (injection site infection)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 22, 2012 (Started Feb 07, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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