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    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    6/25/2009 7:55:14 PM

    Reviewer: Chaz , 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After a particularly violent divorce in 1998, I was diagnosed with MS. When my Doctor suggested Avonex, I said, "No, I'm ready, just let nature take its course." Fortunately for my, my Doctor refused, and started a treatemt of Wellbutrin, Lorazepam, Avonex, and Ambien. I'm still 90% functional, I still play music regularly, and I'm the mist greatful for my new wife, with w ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    6/19/2009 7:00:38 PM

    Reviewer: kajolyn, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    was dx in january 09.the longer needles were scary but changed to shorter ones and have no problems.i have to take 3 tylenol to ward off flu like symptoms,works,but i hate taking so many.have had no follow up mri yet,so can't say how effective this medication is.leaves me feeling groggy and down the next day.frankly ,i am hard to live with!hope this gets better.

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    6/19/2009 3:07:27 AM

    Reviewer: greekjim, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Didn't slow anything for me with avonex being my first medication tried after being dx'ed, switched to tysabri

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    6/17/2009 5:23:36 PM

    Reviewer: spb, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    i have been encouraged to start using prednisone 10 mg with each in injection...i am wondering if anyone else has done this.

    Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
    6/12/2009 11:47:32 AM

    Reviewer: Gonzalo Guerrero, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on Avonex for about eight months and I would hate every friday because i had to give myself the injection. I would get really sick for about three days and it was just not worthit for me. I changed to Tysabri because I could not take the pain anymore. I been on Tysabri for eight months now and it is great. I go to the infusion center once a month and they give me the medication through m ... Show Full Comment

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