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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Betaseron subcutaneous.

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79 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
7/5/2014 5:45:05 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Been on 14+ years. Extremely satisfied. Only one new lesion in 14 years of treatment. Just notified by my insurance company they will no longer cover this drug and want me to switch to something else.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
4/10/2014 10:46:11 PM

Reviewer: smdoty, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Been on Betaseron for nearly 4 years now. Still get chills / aches if I forget to take acetaminophen with it. Also still have redness / inflammation at injection sites for several months afterwards. Have had 2 severe injection site reactions resulting in small open wounds & brusing. I manually inject (the auto-injector clicks loudly & makes me jump) & self-injection gets tiresome / ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
2/3/2014 8:36:10 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
flu like symptoms at first but doing very well. been on it for 8 years now. wouldn't trade it for nothing else.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
10/11/2013 12:37:07 PM

Reviewer: Sjfnj, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Betasearon seems to work very well for me. Not many side affects Very little to no pain taking the shot. Just don't stick it in the muscle...

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
8/21/2013 6:54:49 PM

Reviewer: Susan, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My husband helps me with injections where I can't. He's extremely supportive of me.

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