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... You are in the once enviable position I was in during 2001 when I was diagnosed. Still relatively unscathed by relapses that healed...only minor sensory symptoms like numbness and weird, temporary visual quirks. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for your replies. They have been really helpful and I now am even more convinced that it is the Avonex thats causing it. ... (6 replies)
Ms and avonex
Nov 7, 2012
... e 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 really sympathize with your difficulties with Avonex. Interferons are amazing, sometimes life-saving drugs, but they're sure not for everyone. I had to d/c Avonex because it made me ragingly suicidal :bouncing: , which was especially weird because I wasn't even depressed! Just skipped straight from being a real Happy Camper to a Wild-eyed Suicidal Wacko...just like a... (6 replies)
... I was on Avonex for over a year. ... (14 replies)
Jul 16, 2008
... I've been taking Avonex for two years. First time was dreadful. ... (9 replies)
... My name is Tony. I am a 56 year old practicing dentist in El Paso, TX and was diagnosed back in 1997, although I've had various minor symptoms since 1982. ... (12 replies)
May 11, 2007
... My husband has MS and I give him his Avonex shot every week... He has been on it for a year now. ... (10 replies)
... I recently switched from Avonex to Rebif, and my doctor is VERY happy with the results so far. ... (8 replies)
... I am so surprised when I hear that many neurologists prescribe Avonex without also, simultaneously, prescribing an anti-depressant. I have been using Avonex for 9 years, and have received many benefits from it -- the return of my continence, straighter gait, clearer thinking -- so many... When I first began taking Avonex, I used Zoloft (150 mg./day), and was relieved of... (6 replies)
... I was on avonex for a year the first couple of monthes were hard with the side effects however, I did start feeling better six to eight months. ... (7 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 was diagnosed in 2011 when optic neuritis finally brought me to an MS specialist. I had various symptoms in years prior to diagnosis, but never viewed them all together. Looking back, it all makes sense. ... (5 replies)
Avonex or Rebif??
Jul 18, 2011
... on my own. I was on the Avonex for about a year and a half. ... (14 replies)
... have been using it for 4 years now and am very happy with the outcome. I too never really experienced major side effects. I have heard some experience flu like symptoms when they first start this medication, but I never did. ... (14 replies)
... effects of the Avonex do not start to ease, I may consider taking my chances and going off of meds. BTW, Hiya Sunshine, How have you been? ... (18 replies)
... very pleased with Avonex. I am 55, had one clear MRI, then one with lesions and a positive LP. My neurologist said he would take it if he was me and so I started Avonex about 3 months ago. I am in an almost total remission now and feel much, much better. ... (18 replies)
... nd recommends I start Avonex. If it weren't for the ON and MRI I would say I am healthy. No other symptoms. I am trying to decide as to whether to go with the Avonex or take my chances. The Dr says if I was younger he would insist on the Avonex. Any help and or opinions would be appreciated. ... (18 replies)
... I'm thinking of switching back to Avonex because they now offer the Avonex Pen. One of the reasons I didn't go back on Avonex after I got Medicare was the idea of those shots! Rebif had an autoinjector so that was the choice for me. ... (6 replies)
... I have been taking Avonex for a month now. The nurses that you talk to at Avonex told me that I should start seeing a difference in my attacks or in my symptoms. ... (7 replies)

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