119 patient evaluations for Interferon beta-1a SubQ injection taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis'

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Apr 20, 2010 (Started Feb 04, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: Bad Really Bad headache...
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Apr 9, 2010 (Started Oct 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL Weekly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Mar 23, 2010 (Started Mar 23, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8.8 mcg 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: Because I am just restarting Rebif treatment, the doctor started me with the Rebif Titration Pack. The Titration Pack contains Rebif pre-filled in 6 syringes with 8.8 mcg (0.2 mL) and 6 syringes with 22 mcg (0.5 mL). I started the therapy on Tuesday I am supposed to take one dose 3 times a week, but I have decided to skip Saturdays and Sundays so starting next week, my Rebif therapy will be on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. This way I'll have no injections on the weekend!

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Mar 21, 2010 (Started Oct 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Whole body ache)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Whole body ache

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Mar 17, 2010 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 44 mcg/0.5 mL Weekly
Advice & Tips: Liver blood results abnormal. To discontinue for 1 month and retest blood work.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Mar 8, 2010 (Started Sep 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Bone Pain, Skin pain, Flu like symptoms)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: Everyone's different but for me, Rebif caused extremely painful side effects. Excessive bone pain, neuropathic pain, brain fog, fatigue. It basically caused a very bad MS flare up everytime I took it.
Side effects: Flu like symptoms, Bone Pain, Skin pain

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Mar 1, 2010 (Started May 19, 2009)

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

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Feb 28, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jul 17, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: My nurse suggested that drinking 8-10 glasses of water a day will reduce the flu-like symptoms, also recommended a pain killer like ibuprofen I'm trying this
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Feb 24, 2010 (Started Oct 29, 2009)

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

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Feb 8, 2010 (Started Nov 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 44 mcg Daily
Advice & Tips: fatigue and irritability can be caused and you don't even realize it!!! Make sure you are stable before starting it so others can see if these side effects happen to you. interfeurons are known for that. plus fatigue atributed to MS could be fron Rebif too!!!!!!!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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