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... The drugs work in different ways, what might work for one, might not work for another. Rebif is the strongest drug on the market with the highest efficacy. Copaxone is actually the easiest to manage and has the least side effects..Avonex and Rebif are identical in every way, except how they are taken. ... (5 replies)
... both interferons. Avonex is given once a week into the muscle, while Rebif is given 3 times a week, subcutaneously. ... (5 replies)
... brain barrier. And that Copaxone acts as decoy, distracting immune cells and in turn acts more to protect what is outside the brain. ... (5 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)
... So, I was told by my MS specialist that I should research and see which one looks best for me. Trouble is, when you read Copaxone literature, they make THAT one sound the best. The you go and read Avonex literature, and suddenly THAT one sounds the best. ... (5 replies)
... I've been on Copaxone for two and a half years, with no relapses since a month after i started ... ... (5 replies)
... Now, as for Copaxone vs. Avonex....its all about what is right for you. ... (28 replies)
... I originally started on Avonex, switched to Rebif last year, and now I am on Copaxone. The Avonex gave me minimal flu like side effects but it apparently wasn't strong enough for me and I had a major attack last April. My neuro switched me to Rebif last year. ... (12 replies)
... It's me again. I just want to add that I've never taken even a Tylenol with Copaxone. With Avonex I took Aleve, Advil, whatever I could to help me get through it. ... (7 replies)
... This is excellent feedback- I hope it helps you. But, I would like to add that my Rebif nurse, called me every night for the first 2 weeks that I started doing my injections, came back to my home and saw me at least 4 times in the first 3 months...and calls me every quarter even now- 4 years later, to ask how Im doing. I also get calls from MSlifelines (Rebif sponsor) randomly... (5 replies)
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... ree blocks without having tingling and heavy foot, I need something or someone to hold onto. I am in a study group so I don't know what meds I'm on, it is either copaxone or avonex or a combination of the two. ... (15 replies)
Injections in butt
May 28, 2007
... Think more than that. Think about how often you want to do it, and what the effects of doing it more often (like Copaxone) vs. once a week, like Avonex or in the middle (like Rebif) are. Some people find that everyday is the easiest way to "remember' and get on a schedule. OThers like the idea of once a week (although one of the reported down sides is that by day 5, your body... (7 replies)
... I started taking Copaxone in 1998 and used it daily for 2 years before suffering a mild relapse. I really felt the Copaxone was not working for me, so I switched to Avonex. ... (12 replies)
... hello,,, i was on avonex for a yr,,, i had a relapse,, so i switched neuros and the new one put me on me on copaxone,,, i was on it for a yr and 6 months it was better than the avonex no side effects, or anything,, just where the shots was i would get bumps or red spots,, but copaxone is not an interferon,,, so i went into another relapse, and had to be hospitalized and given... (12 replies)
... I tried the powdered form of Avonex and it is a lot easier on the system, but I'm still interested in Copaxone. ... (12 replies)
... its one of the oldest and tried but true drugs, however both Rebif and Avonex were brought out to be more aggressive and have better records for slowing down progression. ... (3 replies)
... I never tried Copaxone but have been on Avonex for many years. ... (12 replies)
... they tested both avonex and copaxone for efficacy and copaxone landed up being THE CLEAR WINNER....hands down... ... (8 replies)
... I was just wondering what other peoples thoughts are on the two. I am currently on Avonex, but my neurologist wants me to switch to Copaxone. I have been on Avonex for 2 years, I have had RRMS for 7 years, almost 8. I haven't had any bad relapses since I started the Avonex, only mild ones. ... (10 replies)


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