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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Avonex Administration Pack IM.

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Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
1/23/2008 4:59:48 AM

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Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
had flu like symtoms ranging from mild to serve for the first year. almost quit taking it and then the next injections have not had any side effects since. have not had any relapses going on three years now.

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
1/10/2008 2:11:07 PM

Reviewer: carlmclsmith@sbcglobal.net, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was been diagnosed with type 1-primary-progressive MS over 11 years ago. I immediately started Avonex treatments. Avonex apparently has slowed the progress of the MS significantly. Avonex provided the medication for free when I had no coverage, and reciently when we accidently froze the medication. Thank you again for being there when I needed you. CARL

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
1/6/2008 11:13:43 AM

Reviewer: Jumo, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on Avonex for 3 years, and it took about a year for it to reign in the very aggressive form of M.S. I had. My M.S. stopped progressing disability-wise after 10-12 months. The side-effects were brutal in the beginning, but they are nothing compared to my life before being on Avonex. I take Advil ligui-gels for their fast-acting qualities before injecting and after as needed. When M.S ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
12/30/2007 8:19:06 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male 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:
I have been on Avonex since 1999. Having tried copaxone, and having a severe reaction to it made me very wary of injectable medications for treatment of my MS. Since I have been on Avonex I have not had any severe exacerbations. The on episode I did Have in August of 2002 was very mild compared to my first attack. My symptoms were less severe and I recovered much quicker with no loss of functi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Sclerosis
12/21/2007 1:19:09 AM

Reviewer: housemouse1975, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
although i have been newly diagnosed, and have only had 2 administrations of this drug, i am already seeing some improvements in my symptoms (albeit very subtle improvements as of yet). the avonex manufacturer offers a wide array of support for staying on track, which i truly appreciate. i only take this 1 time per week (IM) and this suits me just fine. i'd recommend avonex to anyone who is ... Show Full Comment

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