17 patient evaluations for Interferon beta-1a IM Injection taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis' with a side effects rating of None

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beth812
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beth812
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 8, 2010 (Started Oct 12, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mcg/0.5 mL Weekly
Advice & Tips: I picked the best day of the week for me so it was a weekly ritual . While on the Avenox I rarely had relapses and those that I did have were brought on by excessive heat and fatigue along with stress.I felt for me that once a week was enough for me to give myself the SHOT.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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

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Aug 13, 2009 (Started Nov 13, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Was treated for all other things from 2001-2009, It was MS the whole time..)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I just started my first Avonex shot and this Friday will be my second one. I was expecting flu-like symptoms and other side effects, but I had none. Infact, I"ve had more energy since Friday. My Daughter gave me the shot, I'm not ready to do it myself yet.

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geaterbug
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geaterbug
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Apr 14, 2009 (Started Nov 27, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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cyneraca
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cyneraca
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Jan 17, 2009 (Started Jan 08, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mcg/0.5 mL Weekly
Advice & Tips: slow progression of ms
Cost: < $25 monthly

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TheNutHouse
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TheNutHouse
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I have:
MS

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Sep 17, 2008 (Started Mar 29, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Weekly
Advice & Tips: First, it is a Once a WEEK treatment. After you get past the size of the needle needed for am IM injection, it is nice not to be tied down to every day or every other day. The flu like symptoms go away pretty quickly. After I was on it for several years, I talked my neighbor into going on it and she improved as well. I think this injection has done wonders for me and my neighbor!!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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jmartell
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jmartell
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: none
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Aug 23, 2007 (Started Oct 03, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mcg Weekly

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Knight-Owl
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Knight-Owl
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I have:
MS

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May 17, 2004 (Started May 17, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL Weekly
Advice & Tips: I took this out of the convenience of being administered only once a week. I didn't think it was working well enough over the years. If I had stretched and had a proper weight machine + recumbent bike; my physical decline would not have led me to trade this for Copaxone, etc.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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