117 patient evaluations for Interferon beta-1a SubQ injection taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis'

lf in nc
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lf in nc
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Mar 17, 2010 (Started May 15, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
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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the_lorelei
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the_lorelei
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Mar 8, 2010 (Started Sep 14, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
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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ashmo
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ashmo
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Mar 1, 2010 (Started May 19, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: None
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Cost: < $25 monthly

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JaneinFL
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JaneinFL
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Feb 28, 2010 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Jul 17, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
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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Rick Has MS
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Rick Has MS
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Feb 24, 2010 (Started Oct 29, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Injection site redness

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

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Feb 8, 2010 (Started Nov 07, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: None
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
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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Seussical
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Seussical
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: None
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Feb 4, 2010 (Started Jul 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 44 mcg/0.5 mL 3 times a week
Advice & Tips: Pre-medicate 1 hour before taking shot; take before bed time so you sleep through any discomfort.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Raynaud's phenomenon

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Justin Adams
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Justin Adams
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jan 25, 2010 (Started Feb 25, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: to be honest i must admit rebif is working a little BUT in saying that my severe side effects that i do get from taking rebif makes me wonder am i really any better off
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Chills/fever, Sweating, Sleeplessness, Night sweats

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unipeg143
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unipeg143
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Jan 15, 2010 (Started Jan 15, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 44 every other day
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Rain0413
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Rain0413
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jan 15, 2010 (Started Aug 30, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat

Jan 15, 2008 (Started Aug 30, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat

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