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Ms and avonex
Nov 7, 2012
... that article was specific to all Interferons....Avonex, Rebif and Betaseron. I read it too and discussed it with my neuro. I was on Rebif, which is exactly the same drug as Avonex for five years... ... (6 replies)
... I'm admittedly far from an Avonex/Rebif expert but I have never heard this. It is my understanding the difference is actually that Avonex is stronger and because it is injected into the muscle, the medication is released more slowly, thus staying in the body longer whereas with Rebif, more doses are needed because it leaves the system more quickly and isn't as potent. ... (5 replies)
... i was on rebif but the depression and flu side effect became to much to deal with.. i was using the 44mcg x 3 times a week.. when it all went to pot.. ... (2 replies)

... I started with Avonex and after a few years went to Rebif. ... (2 replies)
... Hey PunkD! I know its kind of tough to find the right meds for you. I started on Avonex and used it for a few years. Took it on Friday night before bed with Advil or Aspirin and slept through most of it. ... (2 replies)
... If you have symptoms that come and go, symptoms that have improved but not gone away --- that is known as remission. Remission with MS is partial or complete. Remission is when you are doing better than when you were having a relapse, it doesn't necessarily mean you are symptom free. The Disease Modifying Drugs (DMDs --Avonex, Rebif, Copaxone, Betaseron) are to... (7 replies)
... Thanks Nikki. That does help - a lot. LOL - I was probably using "RLS" a bit liberally, but it was the best way I could think to describe the sensation. Good to know the muscle relaxers are only on an as needed basis... you know when you start to feel really over medicated between the avonex/rebif, advil, vitamins, and the rest??? (13 replies)
Avonex effect
Aug 2, 2006
... Anyone on Avonex, Rebif and developed bruising? ... (6 replies)
... both interferons. Avonex is given once a week into the muscle, while Rebif is given 3 times a week, subcutaneously. ... (5 replies)
... Hi there. I did not do Avonex, but did Rebif for 6 years and am actually considering starting it again. Rebif and Avonex are the exact same drug, administered differently. ... (4 replies)
Rebif question
Jun 17, 2008
... There is alot of truth to this, but one thing should be pointed out. Rebif and Avonex are exactly the same drug..identical in every way except that Rebif is given more often and is given subcutaneously, vs. intramuscular... ... (5 replies)
... HI there! Interesting thread. First of all, you are aware that Rebif and Avonex are the identical drug, arent you? ... (5 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)
Rebif shots
Dec 9, 2009
... r because it is given 3 times a week. Avonex, being once a week, was causing some patients to have "withdraw" effects...feeling like they "needed their shot", so Rebif was developed to be given 3 times a week in order to better keep blood levels stable. ... (14 replies)
... in the 6 years I was on Rebif. All it took was a letter from my doctor, and they kept me on Rebif. Its a form letter, and the person sending it, has no idea what Rebif is, or what it is for...dont sweat it, call your doctor and talk to the nurse about it, they are used to writing those letters. Youl get your Rebif. ... (4 replies)
... like symtoms in the beginning, but they went away completely. Now, the most I get is a nickle sized red mark which lasts a day or two MAX. Nothing else. Rebif and Avonex are the same interferon... ... (11 replies)
Going on Rebif
Apr 9, 2005
... The reason I switched to Rebif is that Avonex is not working for me. Every time I haver a new MRI I show lots of new lesions. ... (7 replies)
Choosing a DMD
Dec 16, 2011
... Avonex, is an interferon, it works differently than Copaxone. Avonex is a once a week shot, which is given into the muscle of the leg. The side effects are flu like symptoms for a few months until your body gets used to it.... ... (5 replies)
... I recently switched from Avonex to Rebif, and my doctor is VERY happy with the results so far. ... (8 replies)
Antioxidants
Jun 16, 2009
... Rebif thing....your doctor might not be aware of the studies which were done which proved the need for a 3 day treatment, however, you havent been on Avonex that long. ... (6 replies)




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