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Avonex Update
Aug 28, 2008
... It is an injector that is made only for the prefilled Avonex needles. I am Canadian so I don't know if the MS Alliance organization is only Canadian or if it is world wide, you would have to check it out. ... (40 replies)
Lisa P -- Avonex
Aug 8, 2005
... I noticed in your response to Katie M that you said you stopped taking your Avonex. My dh took Avonex in the 90s and was forced to stop because it affected his liver. ... (0 replies)
... The advantage of Copaxone, in my opinion, is it's lack of side effects. The disadvantage is the daily shots. Those little sub Q needles sting like the devil. ... (12 replies)

... Hi Thnkpos! I was on Avonex for three years and did pretty well on it. Hated those big long needles but thats beside the point. I started to decline last December, had more symptoms more often, and my Neuro felt it was time to up the drugs. ... (6 replies)
... Rebif and Avonex are the exact same drug. Avonex came out was given as a intramuscular injection, once a week. ... (14 replies)
... I was wondering if anyone has used copaxone and than switched to Avonex. I was on copax, then beta, then back to copax and now my neuro suggested Avonex as it has been proven to be very helpful with memory which is one of my big problems also could help with tremors. I do not like needles who does right. ... (0 replies)
... Also, the needles are much easier to tolerate because they are shorter and thinner... ... (5 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)
... I've been on Avonex for 8 years. At first I had a friend give me the needle, I was always terrified of needles. Than like everything, my so called friend's help was wearing thin. ... (8 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)
... Eight months ago I switched from Avonex to Rebif. You are correct, chemically they are almost the same. ... (8 replies)
... I've been taking Avonex since August of 2008 and have not had good luck. The headaches are by far the worst! ... (15 replies)
... thus they stay cool but not COLD and Frozen...find out if avonex offers a travel can also ask the flight attendant to put your syringes in the fridge while you are onboard... ... (14 replies)
May 3, 2007
... get the results of my MRI and it wasn't good. He told me to decide what medication I wanted to begin but knowing what a big baby I am with needles, he suggested Avonex because of the 1X week injection. ... (10 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)
... I never tried Copaxone but have been on Avonex for many years. ... (12 replies)
... Before I talk to my neuro, I want to survey other Avonex users. ... (3 replies)
... I do know that you can get smaller needles at any pharmacy, but you very well might need a script for them. I had to give my cat fluids last month, and actually bought the needles at the pharmacy. ... (7 replies)
Avonex to gilyena
Oct 18, 2011
... Hi everyone. havent been on in ages. Finally Gileyna has been approved in Australia. Seeing my Neuro today to see if i can change fron using Avonex to this new drug. anyone here on it? ... (5 replies)
... those chills start, i'm in my best sleep and good next day. I tried panadol, ibrofuren and anything else i could find. Nothing helped till naprosyn .. I can take Avonex without the hassel of worrying bout pain as much. ... (8 replies)

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