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... ht, he had to work all night, he wasnt home. I tried an urgent care and the ER, and was turned away from both of them. I was so upset, I came home and jammed the needle in my leg. At that point, I figured it was inject or die...which isnt REALLY the case, but thats how it felt at that time. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Chris. I am on Avonex. The choice was easy for me. I left it to my Neuro and he suggested Avonex because of my fear for needles. Yes they are long but i use the smaller needle. ... (14 replies)
... its also a smaller needle...the reason Im telling you this, is Rebif has a FIRST YEAR FREE program! ... (13 replies)

... you wont have any problem going from avonex to rebif... ... (1 replies)
... I take Avonex. While it was a bit scary the first few time because the needle seems so big, but it doesn't hurt. I've been on it for almost 2 years and I don't even notice the needle anymore. ... (12 replies)
... After 12 months on Avonex I only had 2 ms exacerbations that year instead of 4. ... (14 replies)
... Rebif and Avonex are the exact same drug. Avonex came out first....it was given as a intramuscular injection, once a week. ... (14 replies)
... Hey Shelley. hope the Avonex works well for you. My inject nite is tonight. I just took it out of the fridge. Its sitting on my chest drawers. I also use a smaller needle. I'll take 1 aleve around 6pm then inject by 6.30. That gives me few hours before anything usually creeps up. I'm in bed around 10ish.. That's it. ... (62 replies)
... its one of the oldest and tried but true drugs, however both Rebif and Avonex were brought out to be more aggressive and have better records for slowing down progression. ... (3 replies)
Injections
May 17, 2008
... I'm a Avonex user too. I'm glad its only a weekly inject. ... (25 replies)
... I too am 5'2 and my weight fluctuates between 100 and 105 pounds. I started Avonex in November. My doctor did give me the choice of starting with a lower dose but I opted not too. I did opt for the smaller needle though! ... (17 replies)
... cutaneously by a much smaller needle, but it was done 7 days a week. I can't speak to side effects as I'm not sure if I was getting the drug or a placebo. ... (17 replies)
... HI there.Youre going to be fine! Avonex and Rebif are exactly, identically the same drug.... ... (6 replies)
... was the hardest thing I could ever do. I was relieved when that medicine was not working so I could switch to a smaller needle with Rebif. ... (41 replies)
... was the hardest thing I could ever do. I was relieved when that medicine was not working so I could switch to a smaller needle with Rebif. ... (41 replies)
... The new 1 inch needle you talk about with avonex.How do you get it? ... (14 replies)
... Good luck with the Copaxone. I have a friend who's been on it for several years after giving up on Avonex. She still can't self-inject, so she goes to a nurse for her shots, but she's doing quite well on it.:) (11 replies)
... I was only on Avonex for about 15 months, but I got off of it by choice -- a) because my insurance ran out, but mostly because b) I felt I was losing such a large percentage of my LIFE to the damn stuff! Like you, I had the flu every week and was just plain sick of being sick. I also had better luck with the powdered version you mixed yourself. So. I've been untreated for... (11 replies)
Avonex effect
Aug 2, 2006
... after an Avonex injection. We think that we hit a blood vessel because as soon as I pulled the needle out it bled a lot. That was four weeks ago and the bruised area is still visible. ... (6 replies)
... I agree with what Tony had to say. I don't think its worth changing just for needle size. ... (12 replies)


Associated Tags: aleve, avonex, betaseron, copaxone, rebif, tysabri, zyrtec

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