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... normal. we discussed starting rebif which he recommended and which i chose out of the options he gave me. ... (4 replies)
... ing for someone like myself. I was diagnosed with MS in 2000. I still fing it hard to cope. I started with Avonex but still had frequent attacks. I have been on Rebif since 2003. At the same time I was taking IVIg to help calm my immune system. I was showing good progess in the begining while on both drugs. ... (13 replies)
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... Glad you started this thread. I'm just starting Rebif this week as well. I've been reading a lot on it and I think that I am more relaxed about starting Rebif then I was about starting Avonex. Smaller needles, less chance of side effects.... and a better chance of going into remission...I'm stoked! ... (13 replies)
... I will be starting Rebif next week. Wanted Avonex but my MD advised Rebif. My brother has been on it for 6 years a gets very bad reactions with almost every shot. ... (13 replies)
Rebif dose
Jul 7, 2012
... I will be starting Rebif this week at the lowest dose of 8 mcgs. My doctor thinks the highest I should be Titrated to is 22mcgs. ... (5 replies)
... :wave: Welcome to the boards, Michelle, and thanks for sharing your experiences. I know that many will appreciate it!! :angel: (8 replies)
... Hello! I was dx'd in 2000 and I started with Copaxone. I have been on every MS drug since that time and Rebif actually worked the best for me. ... (8 replies)
... n and no idea what MS was. At the time , I was a mom of 3, recently married, a student and working full time. I too, know what "life" can throw at you. I started Rebif immediately. ... (8 replies)
... Lisa, I was just diagnosed in May so I understand how you are feeling. I have 3 young children too and find that I am not doing all the same things I used to do with them while I am trying to clear up my present symptoms. Just do the absolute necessities and the rest will make do until you can feel better/catch up. It sounds like you have a lot on your plate. Do you have... (8 replies)
... :wave: Welcome. I am glad you made it through limbo land. Please do not worry about your children or your future. MS is just an obstacle or speed bump in your life. If you are considered disabled and are on SSDI or SSI, some, if not all of the student loan will be forgiven if the disability is permanent. Otherwise, your MS does not need to end your career. You... (8 replies)
... My doctor seems really optimistic but wants to start me on Rebif immediately. I have a very demanding job and the slightest neurological deficit will leave me unable to work in my current position. I hope it works for me.... ... (8 replies)
... If you read the packaging information and the protocols for Rebif, you will note that between 6 and 18 weeks into starting Rebif, it is NORMAL for the liver enzymes to go up. ... (20 replies)
... As for me, being on Rebif has made a huge difference. I am no longer getting new symtoms, I have more energy... ... (7 replies)
... d tends to take MANY years before that symtom starts usually.....if she was dx with this years ago and did nothing, that would explain it. If she had started the Rebif or any other drug sooner, it may very well have prevented it. THe school of thought on using MS drugs these days is to start the patient ASAP on them.... ... (7 replies)
... The 3rd opinion wanted to treat her with Rebif but insisted on psychoanalysis b4 doing so..but the person he wanted was an hour and a half away...we went to his office one time and that was about it. ... (7 replies)
... Im proud of you. As a "newbie' you are handling this quite well...Im sure you will have plenty of questions once you begin your Rebif journey, and lots of us here will help you... ... (4 replies)
... I just opened my box of Rebif and looked at the prescribing information. There are some clinical trials and answers to 22 mcgs vs 44 mcgs in there... ... (4 replies)
... King Baxter, I would never tell you to take advice from anyone but your neurologist, however I will suggest this to you. There are alot of statistics done by Serano, the manufacturers of Rebif, available for you to research. The thought on what your doctor said is "old school' and newer stats suggest that anything less then the full dose of 44mcgs isnt protecting you from... (4 replies)
... no I hadn't had vertigo before this, and as of the end of January Ive been on Rebif 6 or 7 months so from what I understand its just starting to work. It has gotten a little better since starting the steriods but Im definitely still having issues. ... (7 replies)




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