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General Health board

  1. need help finding the cause! (chronic fatigue & chronic dry irritated eyes)
    ... right away. It really does help! I have been taking Betaseron for the MS as well as Provigil for fatigue. The only...

Bell's Palsy board

  1. recently diagnosed
    ... Disease Modifying Drugs, which are Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron , and Copaxone--all injections, and all interferons...
    ... other words, but CRABs - Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex, Betaseron ), each has a different price tag." So I said, "Whatever...

Dizziness / Vertigo board

  1. dizziness/vertigo room spinning
    ... was back to the way i was,, they also switched me to betaseron ,,, that i take on wed,, fri and sun,, and i hate it...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. Avonex or Rebif??
    ... There is another option in Copaxone (there's also Betaseron , but I think few people use that nowadays). Like...
    ... everyone reacts different. There is also Copaxone and Betaseron (sp?). I can't speak to those drugs, but I would...

  2. Can you explain pain?
    ... effects from a med like Neurontin? I just started Betaseron 2 months ago, with major side effects, including HEAT ... in my body....anyone else? Could the betaseron cause the MS symptoms to be worse? :)...

  3. Please help me!
    ... I am having major side effects after starting Betaseron one month ago... increased pain, numbness, etc. ...
    ... attack) and not dealing with the side affects of Betaseron . But, only your neuro can answer that....

  4. ABC meds and side-effects
    ... moving to Texas (Feb. 08 to present), and started Betaseron one month ago, with major side effects. The MS symptoms...

  5. Diagnosis Confirmed Yesterday- Questions about Copaxone
    ... reason I went with Copaxone. I knew someone who did Betaseron and everyone thought she was dying the first six months...
    ... reason I went with Copaxone. I knew someone who did Betaseron and everyone thought she was dying the first six months...

  6. What would you go through for Tysabri?
    ... Through out the yrs I have been on Avonex, Copaxone and Betaseron . I had a bad relapse on the Betaseron in Feb of 2007...

  7. Investigating Tysabri, vs changing current therapy
    ... I have had MS since 1988. I have already been on Betaseron for 8-9yrs and am currently on Copaxone for the past...

  8. Do these sound MS related... PLEASE HELP!
    ... drugs, known as DMDs (avonex, copaxone, rebif and betaseron ) which if you choose to start, help to slow down the...

  9. my doctor diagnosed me with ms but the mri is negative, do I have it
    ... modifying drugs like Avonex or Rebif or Copaxone or Betaseron , the purpurse would be to attempt to slow down the...

  10. MRI and MS Drug experiences ?
    ... positive MRIs. The CRABs (Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex and Betaseron ) are immunomodulators, not suppressants. As far...
    ... Bearygood gave you.. The CRABS - only Rebif, Avonex and Betaseron are Interferons....and Copaxone is not, and is a synthetic...

  11. MS drugs
    ... responded very well to the CRABs (Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex, Betaseron ). Best get clarification! One thing I do agree...

  12. Which Drug to Choose?
    ... would still be possible. In that regard, it seems Betaseron would be best, since it doesn't have to be refrigerated...
    ... re the best at limiting future disability," and the Betaseron literature says "we're the best at limiting disease...
    ... studies I have found which compare Rebif, Avonex and Betaseron ..and they were independent studies, not sponsored...
    ... re the best at limiting future disability," and the Betaseron literature says "we're the best at limiting disease...
    ... left out for 24 hours, I may be wrong about that. Betaseron , and Copaxone are now stating that they can be left...
    ... controlled trial. Also, I could be wrong, but I thought Betaseron came in a powder form (with a reconstitution liquid...
    ... covering any of the drugs. I think I've ruled out the Betaseron for the reason you mentioned; it looks like a pain...
    ... Rebif. This is assuming you have really ruled out Betaseron . Copaxone, although a daily shot, is not going to...

  13. My 1st Tysabri infusion
    ... Tysabri, I have been on Copaxone for 8-9 years and Betaseron for 8-9 years before that. I have heard that there...
    ... Tysabri, I have been on Copaxone for 8-9 years and Betaseron for 8-9 years before that. I have heard that there...

  14. Antibiotics
    ... NO contraindications with taking Rebif, Avonex or Betaseron and antibiotics- he knew of none with Copaxone, but...

  15. No conclusion so far
    ... on. The most common MS meds are Rebif, Avonex, Betaseron (all interferons) and Copaxone ( a synthetic drug ... minutes later! Its no big deal after a few months... Betaseron is every other day- 4x a week ususually. Also bad...

  16. Bruise
    ... AVONEX. The Arnica solution is perfect for anyone on Betaseron , Rebif or Avonex, but as it was pointed out- should ... doctor. Bruising from injecting Avonex or Rebif or Betaseron is sometimes caused by inejcting into a blood vessel...

  17. UGGGH, relapse time
    ... So easy to give. The needle is half the size of the Betaseron Needle, in fact the claim to fame about Rebif is that...

  18. Has Anyone Heard of Laquinimod?
    ... Anybody who has been on Avonex, Rebif, Tysabri, or Betaseron are excluded from the study. So basically they're...

  19. So chuffed with myself :)
    ... Hi Michelle I'm on Betaseron ....

  20. Looking for people who have dealt with MS 25+ years
    ... see what you come up with ? You have other options, BetaSeron is one, a different type of interferon- also going...
    ... drugs. I was one of MANY who were in the lottery for Betaseron . Interesting way to distribute a medication but there...
    ... person. I saw the changes when she stopped taking the Betaseron , the advnced progression she suffered- and the loss...

  21. Copaxone & Hives or Bad Reactions
    ... the Avonex. Remember that there is also Rebif and Betaseron ! Thank goodness we have a few options. I felt...

  22. Stopped my Betaseron
    ... far as the creepy crawlies go- thats not from your Betaseron . Interferons do not do that when you stop them. Thats ... the big thing. Do you think because you have been on Betaseron that this is why you have new lesions?? Im not saying ... not deluding yourself when you think that being on Betaseron is why your MRI 'looks like salt and pepper". I really...

  23. Betaserone vs. Fingolomid (?)
    ... drug rep friends- however I cant honestly say that Betaseron would be my choice of drugs for you.... Beta is ... you pull up the different drugs- Rebif, Avonex, and Betaseron and Copaxone- print out everything you can find on ... but there are some significant differences; like Betaseron is injected every other day and its a huge needle...

  24. elevated liver enzymes
    ... first start on Interferons, be it Avonex, Rebif or Betaseron , this can happen and its not abnormal for it to happen...

  25. A newbe MS needing friends
    ... be scared. You mentioned 3 shots a week- Rebif, or Betaseron ? Im on Rebif myself and can only tell you that after...
    ... oh i forgot.my med is betaseron ...

  26. New too :/ Betaferon
    ... to find- and we are happy to have you! Starting Betaseron is also a big step. Im on Rebif, which is a very similar ... drug...why Betaseron ? Any particular reason why that drug was choosen over ... four MS drugs- C Copaxone R Rebif A Avonex B Betaseron And now, Tysabri is also used...but this is a much...

  27. how long does it take to have MS
    ... side effects...most interferons (rebif, avonex and betaseron ) the side effects only last 6-8 hours and only for...

  28. I am back with another Question....
    ... others do Avonex, a one time a week..some people do Betaseron , which is every other day..and yet others do Copaxone...

  29. Rebif question
    ... around. Some people swear by Copaxone and others love Betaseron . If you think you are having new symptoms while on...
    ... around. Some people swear by Copaxone and others love Betaseron . If you think you are having new symptoms while on...

  30. MS and pregnancy
    ... children. The only thing my neuro said was to stop my Betaseron which I have for 6 months. Any advice?????...

  31. Ms
    ... apply an "evidence-based medicine approach" . . . Betaseron , Rebif and Tysabri show comparable efficacy. What ... Tysabri did not prove more effective then Rebif and Betaseron . This is detailed in the following government site...
    ... What I meant was any DMD drugs such as Copaxonie. Betaseron , Avonex,or Rebif, these are the drugs that are not...
    ... What I meant was any DMD drugs such as Copaxonie. Betaseron , Avonex,or Rebif, these are the drugs that are not...

  32. having to choose DMT
    ... Interferon beta-1a, just made by different manufacturers. Betaseron , on the other hand, is Interferon beta-1b and Copaxone...

  33. Type of M.S.
    ... Disease Modifying Drugs (DMDs, CRABs). The first DMD was Betaseron and it became available to the general MS population...

  34. S.P. Meds
    ... Curly, Betaseron has been approved for SPMS. There are those that...

  35. Diet for MS
    ... you are on any of the interferons (rebif, avonex or Betaseron ) drinking 8 glasses of water a day seriously helps...

  36. feeling better
    ... just don't like taking pain pills. I did a shot of Betaseron on Tues, and it left a big bruise and I can see the...

  37. anyone have similar MS experience?
    ... Avonex for 5 doses, but my doc wants to switch me to betaseron (she thinks that the more even blood level is better...

  38. Discontinuing Betaseron?
    ... could still be progressing. I would think that if the Betaseron is working for you, that would be more reason to stay...
    ... could still be progressing. I would think that if the Betaseron is working for you, that would be more reason to stay...
    ... My "program" has included the Avonex, changing to Betaseron and major overhaul of the lifestyle in diet and exercise...

  39. Me, venting and sharing
    ... needed to share..... Anyways, I took a "med break" from Betaseron . I have been on Betaseron since Feb 2002, I haven...

  40. Off Medication
    ... which is currently given as a shot (rebif, avonex, betaseron ) they have finally gotten close to approval in an...

  41. Rebif...the right choice?
    ... relate to what I am talking about! I have been using Betaseron for 3 months and have noticed that the flu-like symptoms...

  42. I'm depressed.
    ... admitting - that you are depressed. While I was on betaseron my husband used to tell me "talk to someone... you ... shout at him "i'm NOT depressed". Now, being off the betaseron , in retrospect I was depressed - very depressed. I ... don't know if it was the betaseron or just the shots or just the fact that my MS was...

  43. SPMS and living in Florida
    ... addition of the disease modifying drugs (Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron , Copaxone and Tysabri) less and less people are progressing...

  44. Is this typical of RRMS?
    ... to do with MS drugs (DMDs) Avonex, Copaxone, Rebif, Betaseron and Tysabri. Your reference to your Pastor dying...

  45. why does it take a MONTH to go from diagnosis to medication?
    ... diagnosis and starting a DMD (Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex, Betaseron , Tysabri)? Usually it's due to paperwork, pre...

  46. Cost Of Meds.
    ... I pay $30.00 for a 90 day supply of Betaseron . It first they did not want to cover any. They said...

  47. natural treatments for ms
    ... copaxone but reactions were to bad so I've been on betaseron ever since. I'm just tired of having to do injections...

  48. Predicting Exacerbations
    ... I've recently gotten very light headed, my Betaseron side effects have gotten really bad (chills with severe...
    ... at this time anyway, so there really is no need... Betaseron takes about 6 months to really start kicking in, so...
    ... noticed and will start testing is that when I take my Betaseron before bed I wake up feeling ill, but if for some...

  49. Questions about symptoms/relapse
    ... Disease Modifying Drugs (DMDs - Copaxone, Rebif, Avonex, Betaseron and Tysabri ) are supposed to slow disease progression...

  50. First me, now my wife????
    ... you might want to consider going on DMDs (avonex, betaseron , rebif, copaxone or Tysabri) that would rule out pregnancy...

  51. Diag 3 weeks ago - crippling fatigue is scaring me
    ... type fatigue? DMDs = Disease Modifying Drugs = Betaseron , Avonex, Rebif, Copaxone, Tysabri. I can have...
    ... Snoopy61;3493775]DMDs = Disease Modifying Drugs = Betaseron , Avonex, Rebif, Copaxone, Tysabri. I can have...

  52. Newly diagnosed~HELP!
    ... incredibly rare. The other drugs, the interferons (avonex, betaseron and Rebif) tend to cause more reactions because they...

  53. Information requested for SPMS patient re: Rebif vs. Betaseron vs. Methotrexate
    ... up" again....this being said, using DMDs (avonex, betaseron , Rebif, copaxone) would make perfect sense...too bad ... closely related to Chemo. I take Rebif, and Rebif and Betaseron are both interferons. Interferons are made up naturally...
    ... by new lesions. Hello, Dave and welcome. Betaseron has been approved for SPMS and there are many with...
    ... specifically indicated that she would probably opt to take Betaseron . My wife has avoided taking drugs for the past 14 ... history in terms of its actual effectiveness as do betaseron and rebif. My wife is really betwixt and between...
    ... any progression or new lesions since starting it.... Betaseron is taken every other day, thus it is 3 times a week ... shout out more questions, and ask specifically about Betaseron ...we do have a few users of that drug here.. Nikki...
    ... her own and she is now leaning towards a startup on Betaseron . I don't know when your next appointment is, but...
    ... has received information kit and equipment for her Betaseron treatments, but still awaiting receipt of the actual ... drug. When received a nurse affiliated with Betaseron who she has already had contact with will come out...

  54. what to tell my boss? not diagnosed...yet
    ... question about meds. Some people do get given DMDs ( Betaseron , Rebif, Copaxone or Avonex) when their docs are 95...

  55. Chronic Leg Fidgiting(sp?)and constant needing to move them???
    ... benefits. I had already been on Avonex, Copaxone, Betaseron , and was on Rebif when Tysabri became available again...

  56. The verdict
    ... DMD is diseas modifying drugs...these are Copaxone, Betaseron , Avonex, Rebif and Tysabri....if you have a definate...

  57. Frustrated! No more copaxone... injection site reactions
    ... know I kept everyone updated about changing off the betaseron onto the steroids and then a few weeks ago on to copaxone ... i'm stuck. No copaxone because of site reactions. Betaseron I broke through on. I'm avoiding rebif and avonex...
    ... Shelly, I dont understand. Betaseron you CANNOT get pregnant on. Copaxone you CANNOT get ... the DMDs and pregnancy, because your statement about Betaseron especially, concerns me. IF you "broke thru" on Beta...
    ... unclear due to my agrivation. I broke through on the Betaseron and had to come off it. It had nothing to do with ... a very LONG process. You are absolutely correct - Betaseron is a class C for pregnancy so you need to be off it ... control (which i'm obvious not since we are hoping). So betaseron is out permenantly and rebif and avonex are out until...

  58. Copaxone - Extreme Burning! What Helps?
    ... see the Copaxone posting a little bit back. I was on Betaseron for almost two years but my docs don't think it's...
    ... i'm scared to death of the thing. I tried it with betaseron and I couldn't make myself press the button. Anyone...
    ... see the Copaxone posting a little bit back. I was on Betaseron for almost two years but my docs don't think it's...

  59. Anyone with RLS?
    ... taking...if you take an interferon, REbif, Avonex, or Betaseron , you can take muscle relaxants- but you cant take...
    ... t work when my legs are really misbehaving. I'm on betaseron , which my body seems to be agreeing with, but am hoping...

  60. diagnosed 8 months ago not getting better
    ... Disease Modifying Drugs (DMDs) (Avonex, Rebif, Copaxone, Betaseron , Tysabri) are supposed to help slow down the progression...

  61. copaxone allergic reaction?
    ... youll have them for 6 hours, 3 times a week....and betaseron , about 8 hours, every other day...BUT all of these...

  62. Worried about starting drugs
    ... drug, one at a time, Rebif,Copaxone, and Avonex and Betaseron and look for posts by different members on their experience...

  63. MS HUG / Spasticity?
    ... so kind to me. I am 37 years old. I have been on Betaseron for one year now. This is my second "relapse" since ... I started Betaseron on Feb 22, 2007. My first relapse was in May 07,...
    ... normal part of MS. The fact that you have been on Betaseron for a year and have had 2 relapses since you started ... you can get an honest reason why you should stay on Betaseron after having 2 relapses that have left you feeling...

  64. MS and Chronic Hives on Copaxone
    ... me to stop the Copaxone and wants me to switch to Betaseron . Although I have not had any noticeable relapses while ... to check my liver and other things to check if the Betaseron is causing problems. (That does not sound encouraging...

  65. choosing a new therapy
    ... it doesnt work for some people, then both Rebif and Betaseron are out of the question, leaving you with Copaxone ... on healthboards under the different therapy drugs ( Betaseron , Rebif, Copaxone or Avonex,) youll find TONS of information...

  66. Pain
    ... any meds for either or the MS. I have also been on Betaseron since May. I find laying with a pillow under my legs...

  67. I can barely move or think today and I just ended a round of corticosteroid therapy.
    ... the interferons would be better (Avonex, Rebif, or Betaseron ). The best thing for you to do is have another MRI...

  68. Timing with provigil and birth control?
    ... also know that all the medications i take for the MS ( Betaseron , Nuerotin, Provigil) can make the birth control less...

  69. This may be a dumb question...
    ... others will chime in and tell you if they disagree: Betaseron was the first drug approved for MS therapy...its a ... subcutaneously (under the skin, NOT in the muscle). Betaseron is an Interferon, and its side effects of flu like ... inject, soar spots, etc.. Everyone I know who is on Betaseron mixes their own meds before injecting- i do NOT know ... its right in the middle...most people who started on Betaseron , stay on Betaseron, unless they start showing additional ... than only one or two lesions, and its stronger than Betaseron . The side effects are the same; flu like symtoms and ... familiar with these drugs...we have others who are on Betaseron and Copaxone who can chime in and tell you more about ... keeping in mind that you can do this every other day ( betaseron ) or 3 times a week (Rebif) or once a week (Avonex...
    ... the drugs, all i can say is i have been injecting betaseron for 3 years now and yes you do get the flu-like symptons...

  70. Can MS go into Remission?
    ... through chemo and now it is GONE. The second was on Betaseron for two years and has now gone off of it because the...
    ... cure. [QUOTE=MS for life;3394647]The second was on Betaseron for two years and has now gone off of it because the...
    ... they are in remission so they don't need to be on Betaseron is irresponsible....
    ... are only 5 on the market: Avonex, Copaxone, Rebif, Betaseron and Tysabri) youll make up your own mind about whehter...

  71. Newly Diagnoised MS
    ... the drugs...with the interferons (rebif, avonex and betaseron ) they DO go away....with copaxone, you wont have the...

  72. just diagnosed today
    ... are actually yours to take. There is also Rebif and Betaseron and Tysabri available. besides the two he mentioned...


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