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... He has had the MRI repeated every six months and each time, one more brain lesion is found. He now has eight or nine. He is 49, has never had any symptoms of MS and has had two spinal taps, which both showed nothing. ... (4 replies)
... In reading some of the posts I have picked up on the fact that the side affects of Avonex may be more than just the headache and some flu like symptoms. ... (6 replies)
... I have MS since the summer of 1991. I read your post and I can defiantly relate to some of them. I have the Relapsing Remitting form. I also had mono has a child and my handwriting looks as though I should of been a doctor. ... (6 replies)

... I've been using Avonex for just a year and I work full time. ... (4 replies)
... I have been taking a 1x week injection of Avonex for seven years. It does not seem to be working anymore. My symptoms are progressing. Would a test for neutralizing antibodies be helpful? ... (1 replies)
... and I'm better by Saturday night. I have never, even in the beginning, still felt sick by Sunday morning. I know of others here who were on Avonex and felt sick for days, but that's not the norm, just like my continued side effects. ... (15 replies)
... I don't know what "atypical" MS means, to be honest. As for the slurred speech and emotional lability, they can be symptoms of MS. Also, MS and Avonex both can cause clinical depression, which may account for your dad's yelling. ... (4 replies)
Avonex Update
Aug 21, 2008
... Well the day I was SO nervous about has come and gone with wonderful news! I had my first injection of avonex yesterday and I feel pretty good, no flu symptoms...just a headache that is starting to ease a bit...and thank GOD no hives. ... (40 replies)
... I'm approaching Month 7 of Avonex injections. I still get sick, but up until two weeks ago I've been able to sleep thru the worst of it. Last week and this week were different. ... (8 replies)
... Hi there! I just took my 7th injection of Avonex last night. ... (12 replies)
One of those Days
Feb 10, 2008
... I was diagnosed Fall 06, and someone told me that there would come a time that I would actually go days that I didn't think about Multiple Sclerosis. I thought for sure this woman was crazy, and even though I am in a major relapse now, she was right. It takes a long time to deal with your diagnosis and the shots. I think everyone deals with this in their own way. It has... (6 replies)
... I'm having a lousy day and I just need to vent! Last nite I had my 13th injection of Avonex, and I'm still getting sick. My MS symptoms have worsened the past few days. ... (6 replies)
... Most of these symptoms will tend to disappear after the initial few weeks of treatment. ... (7 replies)
New avonex ????
Jul 16, 2007
... Just wanted to say that I know of someone who went from the old Avonex to the new one...she says that its SO MUCH easier to use, because you dont have to mix it. ... (6 replies)
... Have finally had my first two injections of Avonex. Had all the usual flu symptoms that generally hit me 6 hours after my shot and by the morning I just feel washed out. I do however feel very fatigued in the past couple of weeks. ... (1 replies)
Injections in butt
May 28, 2007
... so with that came Rebif, the same drug as Avonex, however, injected 3 times a week , with the idea that your body is at a more consistent level of drug all the time. Im not trying to sound like I am selling you on anything...but you have to get past the needle scare. It becomes second nature eventually... ... (7 replies)
... t very long. Next Monday will be my 5th injection. She sticks my arms. I rotate them each week. I will probably go to thighs sometime in the future. Hips are out of the question for me. I have knots from previous iron injections. I still get flu like symptoms and fever. I got that down to 101 from 103. ... (14 replies)
... I was on Avonex for over a year. ... (14 replies)
... As you see from the responses everyone reacts differently to the Avonex injections. All side effects can go away in time. For me they did but took close to a year for all shot reactions to disappear. ... (17 replies)
... I have only had 4 shots of Avonex and pretty mild symptoms that have eased each week. ... (17 replies)




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