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... Thank you for your advice and I am on Rebif for about 2 months (1 month on full dose (33 replies)
... I find that when I use the autoinjector in my belly and my thigh, it hurts like crazy! On those areas, I self inject, using the syringe, only....on my inner arm and rear, I can use the autoinjector with no problems. ... (33 replies)
... HONEST TO GOODNESS I have found that bringing it up to body temp before injecting it makes it burn even LESS! The things we learn about this drug... ... (41 replies)

... I put the auto injector in its little case and put it in the travel bag my neuro gave me! It's all in a spare bedroom! For me there is NO COMPARISON between that and manual injection. Thanks to all for suggesting it!! The only pain now is a tiny sting as the med. goes in, but slowing it down makes a world of difference. The red spots are also less noticeable. My next hurdle... (41 replies)
... I would have asked her to show me how to self inject instead of using the auto injector. I have been on Rebif for a month, and I hate the auto injector. ... (41 replies)
... Kim, gave you some pointers on self injecting under your CIS post.... ... (41 replies)
... Hello! Several people have mentioned self injecting instead of using the auto injector. Interesting. I will have to overcome my phobia about syringes, though. ... (41 replies)
... injector you never pinch your skin,thats only if your self injecting. ... (41 replies)
... Hi everyone. Just wanted to let you know, I just got off the phone with the MSLIfelines nurse....first of all, she confirmed that there is another version of Rebif coming out, however it isnt expected out until sometime in 2008- she didnt know much about it...secondly, she confirmed that the bubbles should be kept in the syringe....according to her, by tapping them out,... (23 replies)
Going off Rebif
Jun 8, 2007
... I have a few lumps from rebif and one nasty sore.This only effects my stomache,I honestly think I hit muscle.I have had no problems in the legs. ... (18 replies)
Rebif vs Avonex
Mar 29, 2007
... filled ones and I quit self injecting a while ago. It was just too hard for me to stick myself. ... (7 replies)
... Congrats on gaining self confidence in doing this. It is very important that you learn to do this yourself. ... (2 replies)
... My sense is that Avonex and Rebif are pretty much the same in terms of effectiveness. I wouldn't use effectiveness in terms of your decision. ... (4 replies)
... I just wanted to say Im glad to hear that your sister injecting you helped with the redmarks. I honestly have found that when I self inject, its so much easier on my body! Less red marks and less pain! The stuff does burn when you inject it! ... (16 replies)
... Congratulations King, I am not as brave as you, I've been able to use the self injector but am too chicken to not to use it. ... (16 replies)
Rebif shots
Dec 31, 2009
... I begin the shots in a week and yeah I am a bit nervous but I self inject other meds for another condition that I have so its not the injecting that makes me nervous but rather the reaction to the med. ... (14 replies)
... Okay, found it. This is from an article at the beginning of 2007. "Interferon beta-1a intramuscular Avonex® (given once weekly), glatiramer acetate (Copaxone®, given subcutaneously once daily) and Rebif® (given subcutaneously three times weekly) are available in the form of prefilled syringes. A shorter, thinner needle (25-gauge, 1-inch needle, 20% shorter than... (12 replies)
Started Rebif
Apr 17, 2008
... our fiancee is stuck at work, cant get home, or YOU just want to go somweher without him and NEED to know how to do this...its really important and a big part of self confidence knowing you can take care of your disease all by yourself. ... (3 replies)
New to meds
Aug 29, 2007
... inject for Rebif because I do a lot of my mom's injections, but from the sounds of the board here, it sounds like the self injecting is far less painful with less skin reactions. ... (11 replies)
New dx
May 27, 2007
... The injections are not that bad.I've been on rebif for 4 .5 months and self injecting is not that bad. ... (12 replies)


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