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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
12/15/2012 10:03:48 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have terrible site reactions and knots (scar tissue?) where I have injected for years. My body rejects the syringe at times because of these knots, I am running out of locations to use. Here is a tip to keep bubbles out, after mixing hold the syringe at an angle rather than straight up and down and draw it in slowly.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
8/11/2012 10:54:43 PM

Reviewer: dqincww, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i found that holding the syringe in for a couple of seconds after injecting medication, my injection site bruises/marks ceased. it is really easy to use, much more so that when i was on avonex (ever see the size of that needle!) but i think it is a normal reaction to hesitate when you're going to stick a needle in yourself. oh, and btw, it had a profound effect on improving my health after a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
6/29/2012 6:47:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Have some skinsite reactions. Have redness that comes and goes. Depending if hot or cold.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
12/3/2011 5:23:32 PM

Reviewer: bbgirl60, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This has been easy to inject with the provided betaject system and I have learned when and how to massage the injection site when I did not get all the bubbles out. Learning to get all the bubbles out is the trick...they STING when they go in!

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
10/1/2011 12:06:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been using this Betaseron medication twice since 1999. For a short period of time I switched to another, but came right back to the Betaseron. I had only one relapse,and that was in 2009.

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