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Avonex and alcohol
Jul 20, 2005
... I asked my doc about drinking alcohol when I started Avonex in December, he told me that occasional drinking is fine, as long as it's not like a whole bottle in one sitting. ... (3 replies)
... I have heard that avonex can cause some anxiety issues, you might want to research the possible side effects this medication can have on moods. ... (4 replies)
... My daughter has M.S and has been drinking a LOT for the last 2 years. She takes Avonex. I want to know if there is any psycological damage done by her actions. ... (4 replies)

... Avonex can cause severe depression and anxiety problems by itself. MS can also bring out emotional problems as a person works through the stages of denial and grief. And as baddoey said MS can cause depression. I would imaging that adding alcohol into the equation would even make things more difficult. ... (4 replies)
Avonex and alcohol
Jul 20, 2005
... I haven't heard anything or wasn't told anything against having a drink once in awhile. I've been on Avonex since Oct 2004 and have had a beer or a glass of wine on occasion. I don't think it would hurt him. ... (3 replies)
Avonex and alcohol
Jul 20, 2005
... This question is for a friend of mine who in the last couple of months has started avonex injections once weekly. He has not been drinking, smoking etc., has been very careful of his diet. ... (3 replies)
... Have patience for your daughter. She is going through denial and anger which is a process of this disease. When I was first diagnosed I was not a easy person to live with. Your daughter needs help getting off the alcohol. ... (4 replies)
... t say the alcohol is causing all of that,,, i would say the MS is,, just knowing u have MS and how we feel is enough to make anyone wanna drink and just blow off on ppl. ... (4 replies)
... mix prescription. It's easy, takes slightly longer, but honestly the whole time I'm getting my setup ready, I'm icing my leg. then I take the ice off, use the alcohol rub. While the alcohol rub dries, I mix the Avonex and load it in the syringe, shot, and Done. ... (8 replies)
... You will ultimately come up with a routine that suits you and your lifestyle needs. ... (11 replies)
... although tonight I'm having a coffee and enjoying it immensely. ... (5 replies)
Avonex and alcohol
Jul 20, 2005
... Hi JulieDe, Thanks for your response, I will pass the info on to him. Jodi (3 replies)
Avonex Users....
Jan 13, 2006
... and then it bled more than it ever has. My only thought is that the alcohol had something to do with it. ... (10 replies)
May 16, 2008
... HI Sandi...Lets hope you never need Tysabri. Its not an injection, but an infusion and it can only be done at certified Touch Centers...not a pretty thing to have to go through.. ... (25 replies)
... Hi, I'm curious of how many taking avonex still have a drink or two? ... (2 replies)
Avonex Users....
Jan 13, 2006
... We know that normally it would bleed a bit if you hit the vein, but this time it bled quite a bit !! I walked today too and I am thinking it may have been that, but to be honest, it wasn't even the injection itself that hurt, it was the needle breaking the skin. ... (10 replies)
... Actually, avonex included an alcohol swab, gauze pad, and bandage for each injection. The advice is to use if there is some blood. Usually it's just a drop because I haven't perfected removing the needle straight! ... (3 replies)
... I love them. I've been dealing with them for over a year with my Avonex, and they are just wonderful. ... (35 replies)
Avonex Users....
Jan 14, 2006
... My nurse never told me that ! She just said use the pad and rub it enough so you know that it's clean. Had I known this, I would not have used the alcohol at all !! I usually alcohol first, then I put the needle together and by the time I breathe and count to 3 for the shot, it's dry. Thanks for the tip !! ... (10 replies)
... I am very glad it's working for you so well! I lucked out sortof. Avonex went to the pen on May 1, 2012. I was diagnosed on May 11th. I have now been doing the injections for about 12 weeks and only had 1 "bad" one. ... (6 replies)

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