130 patient evaluations for Interferon beta-1a SubQ injection

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Jul 1, 2008 (Started May 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 6, 2008 (Started Jun 06, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Flu like symptoms)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: This one just made me sick with flu-like symptoms 3 times a week. Did nothing to slow progression.
Side effects: Flu like symptoms

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May 20, 2008 (Started Apr 12, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 22 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 5, 2008 (Started Sep 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: I am not real sure how to make the injection site reactions better, I have tried hot compresses and cold compresses, so if anyone has any advice that would be great.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Injection site redness

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 21, 2008 (Started Jan 04, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 10, 2007 (Started Nov 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Muscle aches, Migraine headaches, Injection site pain, Injection site redness, Fever/chills)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg Every other day
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Muscle aches, Injection site redness, Migraine headaches, Fever/chills, Injection site pain

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 11, 2007 (Started Jun 29, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Memory lapses (brain blinks))
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 44 mg Every other day

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 21, 2007 (Started Mar 15, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Muscle aches, Chronic Diarrhea, Migraine headaches, Flu like symptoms, Burning sensation in legs, Fever/chills)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Muscle aches, Fever/chills, Flu like symptoms, Burning sensation in legs, Migraine headaches, Chronic Diarrhea

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 7, 2006 (Started Dec 26, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Burning pain at injection site, Muscle aches, Migraine headaches, Fever/chills)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: It felt like someone injecting liquid fire into my body.
Side effects: Burning pain at injection site, Muscle aches, Fever/chills, Fever/chills, Migraine headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 6, 2006 (Started Jan 09, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Muscle aches, Migraine headaches, Injection site redness, Fever/chills)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL Weekly
Advice & Tips: A good treatment if you can take it without side effects
Side effects: Muscle aches, Fever/chills, Migraine headaches, Injection site redness

  • 0 helpful marks
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