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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of interferon beta-1a SubQ.

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1-4 of 4
Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
2/16/2010 12:08:42 AM

Reviewer: imani08, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had a relapsing/remitting form of MS since 1996, and have taken Betaseron since 1997. The one serious relapse I have had in all those years came at a time when I was without insurance and could not afford the drug (this stuff is HELLA expensive). I was off it for about three months in 1998 before my relapse. Once I got insurance back (thank goodness for group coverage), I got back on, and h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
1/23/2009 1:55:03 PM

Reviewer: kahee, 25-34 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:
have not skipped a dose in 2 1/2 yrs. still kicking

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
11/4/2008 1:32:49 PM

Reviewer: amlyge, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It is hard for me to stay on therapy with my busy life. I was faithful to my treatment for the fist 2 years and saw much improvement in my MRI's but when I slipped "MANY" new lesions were found... Stay on treatment and Interferon Beta-1a SubQ will work like a charm

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
6/29/2008 6:16:30 AM

Reviewer: Mari, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
haven't started taking rebif, just provigil what should i expect in both or either drug as far as reaction to these drugs

1-4 of 4
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