23 patient evaluations for Interferon beta-1b SubQ Injection taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis' with a side effects rating of Mild

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desrat
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desrat
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 6, 2016 (Started Jul 15, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: The new autoject device is a huge improvement over the old one but I still prefer my wife to administer the injection, so does she. All symptoms/side effects have remained the same since 2010 update.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 19, 2013 (Started Jul 15, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 8, 2010 (Started Jul 15, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: I've been taking Betaseron for almost a decade and it seems to work; I haven't gotten worse or required a hospital visit. I had flu-like symptoms in the first several months I took it and maybe once a year since. I bruise in the injection spots, occasionally and sometimes the medicine burns going in. The autoject device is good to get familiar with in case your significant other or caretaker is not available to deliver it to you. One thing I noticed is that I haven't caught the flu since going on Betaseron. Since 2003 or so, Betaseron does not require refrigeration and that was a welcome change.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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grllongoria
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grllongoria
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 29, 2013 (Started Jun 15, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (flu like symptoms, weakness, fatigue, injection site reddness,pain and itching, Flu like symptoms, Muscle weakness, Fatigue, Injection site redness, Injection site pain, Injection site itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: I had no new lesions while on the Betaseron. Never was in hospital for a excerbation. But I was ready for a change tried of waking up every morning feeling crappy. What to wake up and feel rested, do things, go places, drive again without my foot falling off gas pedal. I am trying another therapy to see if this one will help me accomplish my goals!!!!!!
Cost: $200+ monthly

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freka
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freka
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 41
Condition: POTS 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: n
I have:
POTS

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Oct 22, 2012 (Started Dec 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Injection site redness, Stiffness/Spasticity)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Cost: < $25 monthly

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dschipman
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dschipman
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: none
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Feb 12, 2012 (Started Apr 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Bruising)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.25 mg every other day
Cost: < $25 monthly

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patioshea
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patioshea
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Oct 15, 2011 (Started Jan 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Flu like symptoms)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day

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frgrjenn
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frgrjenn
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: severe
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: severe
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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May 13, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Injection site reaction)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: At the beginning it made me a little sick and I had some injection site reactions but nothing severe. It has helped to prevent new lessions from forming and I am sure it has helped to slow down the MS. I have a hard time remembering to take the shots.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Injection site reaction

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retardaggie
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retardaggie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Feb 22, 2011 (Started Mar 01, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: Use of Bio oil on all injection sites marvelous tip from my MS Betaferon Nurse. Use it nightly on affected area injection sites makes it heal quicker. Affected areas to be left for a month before using again for injections-3 weeks wasn't long enough for me. In last 3 months I've had bad skin reaction but no need for antibiotic
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Rash or skin problems

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Justinie
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Justinie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I have:
MS

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Jan 12, 2011 (Started Mar 11, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Insurance made me switch from Betaseron.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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escholl
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escholl
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 25, 2010 (Started Nov 15, 1994)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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bigal725
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bigal725
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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May 31, 2010 (Started Feb 24, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Flu like symptoms)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 0.3 mg every other day
Side effects: Flu like symptoms

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