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  1. when should ms patients have a spinal MRI instead of brain
    ... year later, I still have those symtoms, but started REbif the first month of being positively dx, and have never...

  2. The enormous cost of meds is it worth it ?
    ... financial situation, they will pay it up to 100%) Also, Rebif has a program now that if your copay is more than ... for at least the first year. That way you can see if Rebif works for you or not in that year. Copaxone works ... work for. I'm one of those people and I switched to Rebif to see if it will work for me. I hope you find...
    ... contacting shared solutions (copaxone) and Lifelines ( rebif ) both companies DO help those who qualify, and you ... having the meds mail ordered is RIGHT on target! My Rebif cost me about 150$ a month to have me pick it up at ... you HAVE to have it mailed to you..of course with Rebif , one month is 12 shots... The people who arent ... however, being one of the people who chooses to do Rebif , I can honestly tell you, as soon as my body got used...
    ... thats crazy! i know of many MANY people who are on Rebif , Copaxone and Betaseron, all getting their drugs for...
    ... Wow! thanx for this post! since im going on rebif on monday and no one contacted me besides the high ... half of the first price. but thanks to this post! rebif does offer a $50 co payment, which i was not informed ... of!!!!!! only by this great message board :) for rebif you have to pay for the med then they reimburse you...
    ... doing so well on Avonex...I wish the same for you and Rebif !:)...

  3. Short Term Disability
    ... though and tell you that once I started on meds (im on Rebif ) I immediately started feeling better and more like...

  4. Just wondering...
    ... again confirmed. This was a year ago. I started Rebif almost the same week- had a major relapse in the first...

  5. Newly Diagnosed
    ... him involved when I first started doing shots. Im on Rebif , and was terified of being on it in the beginning...

  6. Anyone on Betaseron
    ... which medication i want to go on. I'm kind of between Rebif & Betaseron right now, after talking to the dr today...
    ... doing well with the news. As you probably know, Im on Rebif and can answer all your questions about that, but ... looking for people on Betaseron so I wont talk about Rebif at all. I do know of one person here, who will probably ... true. The reason they came out with Avonex and then Rebif , is the drug companies felt that they could expand ... providing choices to people like us...also, Avonex and Rebif are slightly stronger, and have been known to be ... way up to stronger..or you can "hit it hard' with Rebif , like I choose to do and then if you find you cant ... allow progression. Im grateful that after a year on Rebif , Im in that catagory! I will say though, that...
    ... quick response! I actually only didn't ask about Rebif because your previous posts have been SO helpful ...
    ... mind, now, i just try to give it back. SO youre a Rebif expert due to me, huh? LOL. I really dont want to ... monopolize the thread or get into the Rebif converstaion, but if there is anything you want to...
    ... has the longer needle which I couldn't deal with. Rebif and Betaseron are very similar, but from the research...

  7. Vicjay: Big Issue...
    ... treatment (ongoing and specific, such as me taking Rebif for a year, for MS), its not preexisting. VJ, you...

  8. Duttin- I made it, or did I?
    ... sicker... I have a new one for you. Last night, did my Rebif at about 4:30 pm...about 6 pm, I was doubled over...
    ... T, Youre still taking Rebif ? I thought that was something you were stopping.. ... effects starting again? I mean, honestly, I havent had a REbif side effect in almost a year now. All the sudden it...
    ... and found nothing on that type of reaction with the rebif after prolonged use. I have not persued the LDN ... form and the pharmacy will cut them. Obviously the rebif is not working as my relapses are runing consistantly ... being SPMS,but the neuro I'm seeing now beleives in REBIF for that as they use it in other countries for SPMS...
    ... lived..but hey, whatever. At least I know it wasnt Rebif causing it. Let me know how neuro appt went... ...
    ... Glad it wasn't the rebif . Neuro is a sweet heart and good looking also.We...
    ... it will give them more info on whether or not the Rebif is working...even if you want off of it, if you dont...

  9. New and Medicine Confusion
    ... bloodwork for liver etc... with ones like Avonex, Rebif . The more I read the more confused I get. I have...
    ... diagnosis for slightly over a year now. I started Rebif immediately upon finding out and can give you the ... info on that drug. Rebif , is also the same drug as Avonex. The difference is ... that Rebif is newer, and it was developed because many Avonex ... the end of the 5th or 6th day...by coming out with Rebif , you do have to do it 3 times a week, however the ... under their skin which can be painful.... Back onto Rebif . Yes, the side effects are terrible at first. I wont ... in the blood stream. Im glad I did. Ive now been on Rebif for just over a year, and since that one episode,...
    ... I need to stock up on Aleve if I go with Avonex or Rebif . I'm not sure what level of MS I have, so that is...
    ... The first week of syringes is at a low dose. (for rebif , its about 7 mcgs) then you go to the next level for ... you and anyone else you want there, how to do this. Rebif , Avonex and Copaxone and I believe Betaseron all come ... had no further issues! They are wonderful at Serano ( Rebif manufacturer). Doctors do tend to allow us to make ... want to try, but honestly, whether you choose Beta, Rebif or Avonex, they are all similar, Rebif being the only ... immediately and with as strong a med as they can ( rebif )- this works for most but not all patients. No matter...

  10. Suitable Meds for SPMS
    ... SPMS. In Europe the interferons (Avonex, Betaseron, Rebif ) are used, but due to ineffective resuts in the US...
    ... called me to leave an *urgent* message to get off the Rebif --having a bad effect on my liver. (of the ABCs he ... told me Rebif is the most toxic of all). No meds while liver gets...
    ... this, that you are positive your uncle has been off Rebif for at least 6 weeks... You are actually fortunate...
    ... called me to leave an *urgent* message to get off the Rebif --having a bad effect on my liver. (of the ABCs he ... told me Rebif is the most toxic of all). No meds while liver gets...
    ... this, that you are positive your uncle has been off Rebif for at least 6 weeks... I believe LDN can be taken...

  11. one new small lesion- avonex for 1 year
    ... youve been feeling overall in the past year? Im on Rebif , after 6 months on the drug, no new symtoms, no relapses ... beyond what I had 6 months ago, hes ever more convinced Rebif is working for me.. I think its really up to you...

  12. Home Delivery Frustration
    ... They are a week ahead of schedule when I get my rebif I always have 3 shots left. It must be a nightmare...

  13. avonex to rebif, anyone?
    ... HI there.Youre going to be fine! Avonex and Rebif are exactly, identically the same drug....Rebif was ... Youll be fine, promise. No need to worry! By the way, Rebif does have a slight burn when you inject it, which ... later...they are bringing out a new formulation of Rebif this spring, which is supposed to NOT burn at all...
    ... shots interfere with my life! Site reactions with Rebif are few and far in between..I DO get a quarter sized ... to be honest, now, at the "over one year' point on Rebif , if I forget or dont have time to take a Aleve, I...

  14. triglycerides- supplements and MS meds?
    ... all the calcium, D and Tumeric I take. Im also on Rebif . I get blood work done monthly, and for the past ... going to have to change SOMETHING, even if it is my Rebif . My sugars/liver functions/red and white Blood cells ... cholesterol are ALL PERFECT! This tells me either its the Rebif or the supplements which are making my fat cells go...
    ... much Im really eating- but its good, I promise. Rebif . Might be the culprit. Its possible that it isnt allowing...
    ... change in triglyerceride levels. I wonder if the Rebif or supplements have anything to do with it unless ... supplements in the last 4 months. You have been on the Rebif for a year and I wouldn't think there would be an...
    ... about 3-4 months now, regularly...My doctor says the REBIF isnt hurting me, but i have to wonder. My triglyercide...

  15. severe burning sensation
    ... said you do injections, what meds are you on? Im on Rebif , and recently, I too, have been having some burning...
    ... sensation,it can be down right painful. I'm also on rebif and have had some nasty site reactions,but that was ... sites.The only reactions I had was from one box of rebif . Please join us T...

  16. Starting Copaxone
    ... which are harder to reach then others...you know Im on rebif , and my hardest area is the inside of my right arm...
    ... month and my body likes it whole lots better than Rebif . I've got tremory hands. so my partner does the tricky...

  17. Naltrexone/LDN Treatment or alternative suggestions
    ... its not appproved for MS. Secondly, MS drugs. Im on Rebif , myself. None of the MS drugs improve any symtpoms ... is very simple, Ive had it for a year, Ive been on Rebif for a year, and Ive had two MRIs since starting the...
    ... affects are, if any....Im having very good success on Rebif to date and Im very happy with it. keep us posted...

  18. What was your double-vision like initially
    ... actually, its been 13 almost 14 months now! Im on Rebif , and that too, was a big deal for me to adjust to...

  19. How long do "episodes" last....
    ... this Relapsing/Remitting, and even though Ive been on Rebif for a year, nothing has really improved... Good luck...

  20. Others Dont Understand & I Don't Want To Explain
    ... said YES to them....right before we left, I did my Rebif shot- and figured NO drinking Wine tonight, no staying...

  21. Looking for advice
    ... plan to handle them. I just got my first shipment of Rebif in today. I use to be on Copaxone but I continued...

  22. Helricha :on the subject of steroids..
    ... ok msnik...I got my first shipment of Rebif today. I have 2 bottles of aleve in the medicine cabinet...

  23. Ms Relapses
    ... ....even if you were to go on MS drugs (and Im on Rebif for a year now) they dont treat symptoms...they dont...

  24. Side effects of Rebif vs. Beta?
    ... switch, but know someone who has...first of all, Im on Rebif ..its 3 times a week. Isnt Betaseron every other day ... different. The person I know who went from Beta to Rebif , is very happy she did. Rebif is premixed, has an ... changed. I do know that after 3 months of being on Rebif , everyone I know gets used to the drug , including ... carefully.....although I can only say GOOD things about Rebif , you are doing well on your current med...this is...
    ... everyone I know who ever took it has either switched to Rebif or Copaxone in the past two years...thanks for pointing...

  25. Bearygoods Post On Virus And Ms
    ... and having MS... When you take an interferon ( rebif , avonex, Betaseron) it actually pumps up your immune ... likely to catch everything that comes along...I take Rebif , and although I do get sick, I dont get as sick as...

  26. copaxone comment for rem4
    ... med then I think that's great. I'm going to start Rebif soon and the side effects are a lot worse but at least...
    ... Helricha, the side effects from Rebif only last about 5-6 hours, and go away within 3 months ... happen on shot nights, 3 nights a week! Good luck with Rebif . I personally think its great! I have had no new lesions...
    ... sitting here reading Helricha's post regarding starting Rebif soon. I swear i was going to suggest to drop a post...

  27. Question - Please help!
    ... good thing about is that I'm going to start taking Rebif for my ms and they have a new program that they've...

  28. Question to MSNik,
    ... Hi Rem. Not sure if you are on Rebif , as I am , or another drug....but Ill answer your ... question based on MY experience. Because Rebif is only 3 times a week, rule of thumb is that as long ... but resume shots every 2 days after that....with REbif , there is always 3 days where we dont inject....for...

  29. dilema with MS disclosure
    ... I have never had another relapse since then (yeah, Rebif ) and Ive nver missed a day of work. My boss knows...
    ... Avonex was not authorized by my insurance and I feel Rebif is too strong to start with). Any one on Copaxone...
    ... Avonex was not authorized by my insurance and I feel Rebif is too strong to start with). Any one on Copaxone...

  30. worst attack so far
    ... do think they need to do a med change obviously the rebif isn't doing it for me.I know having lesions near the...

  31. cataracts?
    ... this....he also wondered if the medication I take ( rebif ) might have anything to do with it.....I have checked ... , and have not found anything in the Rebif info which leads me to think its the drug....so, is...

  32. Just diagnosed with MS need some help
    ... Avonex but my insurance denied it and instead approved Rebif or Copaxone. I was wondering if anyone in this forum...
    ... luck with your decision, I've heard good things about Rebif ....
    ... Hi just to let you know, Im on Rebif ..and LOVE IT. its only 3 days a week, and because ... small and I hardly feel it. Also, you should know that Rebif and Avonex are the same drug.....the difference is ... , REbif is given 3 times a week, instead of once a week and ... shot, then disappear entirely.... After one year on Rebif (last month) I had my yearly MRIs and can report that ... have appeared, and my MS is stable at this time... Rebif is doing what its supposed to do. SOrry to hear you...
    ... Avonex but my insurance denied it and instead approved Rebif or Copaxone. I was wondering if anyone in this forum...
    ... The meds, Rebif , Avonex, Copaxone, etc. are designed to slow the progressio...
    ... HI, just wanted to add, being on Rebif. Rebif can be NOT refrigerated up to 28 days. I dont refrigerate ... have NEVER had a problem bringing a months supply of Rebif with me anywhere. I carry a prescription for it, with ... on me at all times...seriously, a months supply of Rebif takes up less room then a single shoe in my carry ... on bag- and the manufacturer of Rebif makes really neat travel bags to keep your syringes ... ice pack. But does it help with the symtoms? no. Rebif , Copaxone and Avonex and Betaseron are designed to ... controllable...a year later, and a year of being on Rebif , nothing has progressed and things are all good.. ... ...however, is it luck? The Rebif ? or my lot in life?? NO one can tell for sure....I...
    ... I've been on Rebif for almost 3 months. I've stopped falling, which is ... before DX I was. But now I'm going to shoot up my Rebif , get in warm jammies and socks to avoid the chils...

  33. Neuro Visit
    ... make it stop. Topical things, supplements, a year on Rebif , a bunch of nerve drugs, including Neurontin and Lyrica...
    ... simple house work anymore. Like Nikki I have been on rebif for 7 months and baclofen ,zanaflex,valium and quinine...

  34. MRI's
    ... wise. Then again, if you start an interferon like Rebif . It takes 6 months to start working, really start ... only 6 months ago, because it was one full year on Rebif ...and also because according to my MS doc, ive lost ... very litttle change...which basically says that the Rebif is working, but the MS is affecting me differently...
    ... constitute a change in meds...to date, having only been on Rebif one year, that hasnt happened to me. I deal well with ... HIM in the future? I do know people who have been on REbif for more than three years, truthfully, they seem to...

  35. thanks guys!!! irishlad
    ... try to make you take the meds & she really pushes Rebif !! I hope the steroids work for you - have you taken...
    ... I have been to Israel several times since being on Rebif ....just to let you know, theres no red tape, beyond...

  36. Question on meds?
    ... wife is on rebif everthing seemed ok till sunday when diarrea set in ... cramps. anyone heard of such a thing while taking rebif ? shes been on it for about 2-3 weeks. she took over...
    ... Wallaye. Has your wife increased the amount? I am on Rebif ...when I started, the first 2 weeks were 7mcg...then ... having reactions until the end of the first package of Rebif ....those side effects can last as long as 3-4 months...
    ... let her give up! They say it takes 6 months for this Rebif to reach full strength in the body...and it only takes ... having symtoms altogehter! I just celebrated a year on Rebif , and I had NO NEW LESIONS or anything bad on my MRIs ... last week! Things are looking up for me, overall.... rebif is a great drug, you just have to stick out the first...
    ... noon he feels and does not believe its related to rebif , his opionion was to stop taking rebif for one week ... suggestion.) in the docters opionion he stated that rebif does not cause anything like this what so ever. it...

  37. medication..... do/dont?
    ... HI there. ALso on Rebif , the interferon in which you speak... I love it. ... would. It is a personal choice...but I really do like Rebif . Nikki...
    ... !) & was put on meds one mth later. I decided on Rebif as theres a very good back up here (dublin)with Rebif ... how hard it can be to get info from GPs here etc but Rebif do have a great support system & if theres anything...
    ... Mitch, both copaxone and Avonex (and rebif too) have programs where they supply the drugs for...
    ... I've been on Rebif 44 mcg. three times a week since March of 04. Is...

  38. Is it normal to have a lesion get larger
    ... if there are any additional lesions. I've been on Rebif for over a yr. Does this mean I may have to change...
    ... fact that it grew shouldnt alarm you.. Im also on Rebif . I was on it a full year last month and had my MRIs ... lesions, or you just plain wouldnt be tolerating the rebif any longer.... Does that help? Hope so. Keep...

  39. Lots of issues
    ... control,then they done the steroids. I've been on rebif for 7 months now. With MS its trial and error....

  40. pregnancy and ms/rebif new program
    ... ideas/opinions on this topic. I'm close to starting Rebif . I took Copaxone for a year and a half but there were ... working for me so my MD took me off it and we decided on Rebif (good choice):) . I'm only 30 and it is quite possible ... in difficulty. I also am aware that I cannot take Rebif and be pregnant under any circumstance. If I choose ... What happens if I get pregnant while I am taking Rebif ? It would most certainly NOT be on purpose. I am currently ... rambling. Any thoughts out there?? Oh by the way, Rebif has come out with this new program in case anyone...
    ... Hi Helricha. Congrats on choosing Rebif. I am on Rebif , have been for a full year now, and have to say, I ... told by my Neuro that if I were to get pregnant on Rebif I would have to consider abortion...apparently the ... birth defects are VERY HIGH getting pregnant on Rebif , and consequentially they are beyond any reasonable ... have never gotten pregnant. I decided to give the REbif a full year, to see how I was doing on it before making ... to my future and babies....I did VERY well on the Rebif , no new lesions, and I have over 50 to begin with ... say that I know of several girls who have gone off Rebif in order to get pregnant...they were told to be off...
    ... what you ment about this program? -Oh by the way, Rebif has come out with this new program in case anyone...

  41. Recent MRI
    ... find out Im worse is depressing.They had mentioned Rebif and Tysabri but dont know much about either. Im so...
    ... drug given daily....it works for some, but not all... Rebif , is an interferon. Its given subcutaneously 3 times ... however, again, you have to weigh the pros and cons... Rebif does take a few months to adjust to, and you will ... I didnt miss a day of work while starting out on Rebif , but some people have a harder time adjusting to it...
    ... find out Im worse is depressing.They had mentioned Rebif and Tysabri but dont know much about either. Im so...
    ... I have taken all the drugs for MS except Rebif . I am currently taking Tysabri. I have only had...

  42. Avonex Side Effect Questions
    ... about freaked when I realized that I have been on Rebif a full year...just got my prescription renewed for...

  43. Ready to join in
    ... have great results with it. Others, like me, are on Rebif and still others on Avonex...we have a few people...
    ... definately out weighs the disease. I like Nikki am on rebif and considering LDN as this disease has progressed...

  44. neuro appt, any input?
    ... get a straight answer on that myself. Having been on Rebif a year Id like to know whats going on with that..Im...

  45. Msnik
    ... is over only 5 weeks left. He wants me off the rebif ,he said my MS is progressing and it has no value at ... thinks that it will prove to be benificial versus the rebif . I ask if there was a pharmacy in the area to do ... with can cut the tablets,but I have to be off the rebif for 30 days,no pain meds for 60 days and I have to...
    ... that. Are you comfortable with both getting off the Rebif and weaning off all the other PRN meds you take? Thats ... me posted. I dont know how Id feel about going off Rebif - but you know what? LDN has both good and bad sides...
    ... on the subject,MS stinks,I'm willing to go off the rebif and take another route.Obviously the route that we...
    ... think you should go for it. If you are convinced that Rebif is doing nothing for you...then why not try it? The...

  46. FTY720 First Dose Day
    ... any not to do anything...the entire time I was on Rebif . ...I started this killer job a year ago (exactly...

  47. feeling discuraged
    ... I just started on rebif last week, so I still got six months before it will ... about it. All of my issues started before going on rebif last Wednesday so I can't blame every thing on rebif...
    ... asked you about meds...of course you just started Rebif . I now remember talking to you about it, and congratulating ... you on your first shot...sorry :) Rebif gets a bad rap that it can cause depression, but you ... of the storm after the calm...you handled starting rebif with grace and dignity. I DO REMEMBER THAT. Now, you...

  48. Probable MS...?
    ... overwhelming...however, each day that I take my shot ( rebif ) and each day that I am able to get thru the day makes ... and not let it control me....and since I started the Rebif , I have found that I have more energy, more balance...
    ... .however, you also mentioned side effects. I take Rebif , which is the one which everyone says gives you "flu...
    ... have to do blood work quarterly due to being on the Rebif ). Good luck...and keep us posted. Nikki...

  49. Is this MS?!? Please help...
    ... for it. My next hurdle was choosing a med. I choose Rebif and am glad I did... But you asked for advice....

  50. wanted to introduce myself
    ... and I feel alot better; much of this I attribute to Rebif . Are you on any disease modifying meds? And, have...
    ... now. After i deliver my second blessing i will be on Rebif , but first they want to see how i do with relapsing...
    ... the upcoming birth...thats exciting. I too, am on Rebif and have found that it is really helping me. I have ... over 50 lesions on my brain, and in the past year of Rebif , nothing more has developed and still nothing on my ... spine. I really like Rebif , overall. Im stil working, taking care of my family...

  51. hello ...new member
    ... answered them before I asked. As far as about to start rebif goes. Thanks JB...
    ... month on our board! You mentioned having some Rebif questions which I might have answered...please feel ... understand or have additional questions..Im still on Rebif , like it very much, as far as MS meds go and have...
    ... want say yes or no about it (just wants me to get on rebif ) ...but he also did try to explain the connection...

  52. Tysabri
    ... checking out alternatives. I really do NOT want to go on Rebif or any of the other injections. Time will tell soon...

  53. 2 years on avonex
    ... to hear about this. I just celebrated one year on Rebif , and had much better results..nothing new. I guess ... you already know that Rebif and Avonex are the identical drug...but did you know ... that Rebif is given 3 times a week as opposed to once a week ... with Avonex? The reason that Rebif was brought out was because too many patients were ... like they NEEDED another shot. The reasoning behind Rebif was the same drug, administered 3 times a week, helped...
    ... doctor has me getting MRIs every 6 months while on Rebif . He made it 100% clear that it takes about 6 months ... should have seriously considered putting you on either Rebif or Copaxone to try something new.... Its still not ... Tammy...dont give up hope. You might get switched to Rebif , which is basically the same drug, but because it ... administered more often, there is much more success with Rebif then Avonex...you wont have to go thru the side effects...
    ... Nikki, do you get tested for antibodies with Rebif ? Or, is that a test that they just do on someone ... but they're coming out with a NEW formulation for Rebif (I think that's what it is) -- anyway, you might want...
    ... hi. RE: antibodies. I did get tested after being on Rebif for about 3-4 months, and everything was as it should ... interferon (this doesnt apply to Coapxone, but only rebif , avonex and betaseron) and then the meds stop working ... havent been tested. My theory, personally, is if the Rebif is still working, and no new lesions are appearing ... determine if the med of choice is working. I had heard Rebif is being reformulated..the big news is the burn is ... going to be taken out of it... Rebif does burn when being adminstered, but only for a few...
    ... that, its Sunday afternoon, and Im offf to go do my - Rebif shot! Designer drugs for MS sounds like a promsing...

  54. Is anyone else taking LDN?
    ... on it. I know its not approved for MS, and I am on Rebif , which from what I understand, shouldnt be combined...
    ... my last neuro to even consider it. I've been on rebif and have had 3 relapses since March, so he thinks...

  55. had my first dose of rebif
    ... YEAH SHELBY!!! Very proud of you girlfriend! Im on Rebif too, and I can remember how scary it was in the beginning ... will help you sleep thru them. SIde effects from Rebif , usually kick in about 2 hours AFTER the shot...so ... doctor immediately! You can call MSLifelines, the Rebif hotline up until 10 pm most days- so try to get your ... nothing on contrast...that means its working! Love my rebif ! Hugs and ask if you have any questions.. Nikki...
    ... on the weekend. The nurse had also said to take the rebif a couple hours before bed because it takes a while...
    ... think its a really big step, committing to being on Rebif . I think youll be glad you did it! I know I am.. ...
    ... The Rebif side effects can be killers. Hadd my first ones over...
    ... TaosDaphne Those are not the regular side effects from Rebif ; you should call your doctor about that.... Did you ... because it lasts up to 12 hours...but having been on Rebif now for a year, I can honestly tell you, those symtoms ... sound right...if you cant reach your doctor, try the Rebif nurses line? Did your nurse give you a number to call...
    ... I was on Rebif for 4 years. Recently my neurologist has changed my ... few things that I learned or tried while I was on Rebif . To help with the side effects, I was told by my doctor ... morning then take a couple more ibuprofen. My Rebif nurse also suggested applying ice packs to the site...

  56. blessed4life
    ... servings!) They still allow alcohol, but being on Rebif , I find that one drink and Im woozy, so me drinking...

  57. hello new friends
    ... walked three blocks since november. I have been on rebif since june and that did not stop me from having a...
    ... great.This disease can put limitations on us. I'm rebif and have been for 6 months,have had 2 relapses and...

  58. Neuro Appt and Copaxone quest?
    ... Approved Long-Term drugs. Others are: Avonex, Betaseron, Rebif , Novantrone, and Tysabri (some problems with Tysabri...
    ... have the same side effects that Interferons have. Now Rebif got introduced...Rebif and Avonex are exactly the ... they needed another shot by the 4th or 5th day", so Rebif was introduced to be given 3 times a week...in some ... a shot feeling". Many docs start with Avonex or Rebif now and if the patient cannot tolerate the side effects ... lesions again and then the docs will switch to Avonex or Rebif for a year to see if it helps, and to truly try to ... the drug, however I wont kid you. I started out on Rebif , and the first few months were pretty bad (3 times ... a week) however for me, Rebif is the only drug Ive ever been on. I love it. After...
    ... and attacks. I was given no choice,I was put on rebif and get some nasty injection sites,that get sore and...
    ... doctor told me she'd recommend I'd be choose between rebif and copaxone. She said for younger patients with minor...
    ... of them...just remember that even with Avonex and Rebif side effects, they dont really last more than a few...

  59. just diagnosed, anyone talk to me
    ... relax my brain and allow me to sleep and I started Rebif ...for MS. (Are you going to be going on any drugs...
    ... as a journey of discovery. Better drugs are comin, Rebif seems to be working, I can afford to retire early...

  60. MRI Results
    ... have MS, and have been diagnosed now a year..Im on Rebif . Having been on Rebif one year this month, they just ... nothing has changed, which is excellent news..the rebif is working! However, to answer your question, most...

  61. Are we more prone to illness?
    ... however if you are taking an intereferon, such as Rebif or Avonex, you are getting all sorts of things which ... making you LESS likely to catch things. Now, I am on Rebif , and I was just starting it when flu shot time came ... full year since then, and I no longer get sick from Rebif , and because they are talking about so many new strains...

  62. MSNik's update
    ... seem overly concerened. We discussed getting off Rebif and changing to Tysabri. He isnt for it at this time ... . He feels that overall, the Rebif and I get along quite well, and it IS doing what it ... I have to say Im quite relieved to hear it. I love Rebif ..its easy, it takes 10 minutes out of my life 3 x...
    ... :D Good news! I'm very happy for you that the Rebif is working. Just my tidbit of knowledge on the STENOSIS...

  63. Estriol
    ... thing. I know it works for some people, but Im on Rebif , and feel lucky that it is working for me. IM actually...

  64. Tomorrow's Dr. App.
    ... dx, and its been one full year. Im praying that the Rebif has been doing what its supposed to do, and there...

  65. GOOD clinical trials
    ... that I could possibly get put on a clinical trial for Rebif . But I just missed the closed date. So that sucks...

  66. Monthly Cycle
    ... worse around my period. Even now that Ive been on Rebif for a year, it hasnt changed....around my time, I...

  67. Health Insurance
    ... year. That means one full year of 2000$ a month for Rebif , MRIs, doctors appointments and meds. Because of this...

  68. Initial symptoms?
    ... month! Ive now had MS for a year, and have been on REbif for a year...im doing well. Much better then I expected...
    ... in hospital. I stayed in for 6 weeks & was put on Rebif shortly after I came out. That was 4 years ago next...

  69. Tingling in feet and pelvic area
    ... guess it may have been denial!). Anyway, I started on Rebif and have been faithrfully injecting. Five days ago...
    ... give your Neuro a call just to be on the safe side. Rebif is supposed to slow down the progression of MS, unfortunate...

  70. New to this board.
    ... rediagnosed with MS in Dec.2006.I however was put on rebif 2 weeks later.I have had 2 attacks since and was put...

  71. Out of breath
    ... unless in looking straight ahead. I was switched from Rebif to Copaxone 2 months ago and I am starting to feel...

  72. New Here... Jumping in with a BANG!!!!
    ... onto a program of supplements, and although I take Rebif , its basically the only med I take regularly...I have...

  73. BioScrip vs. Caremark vis a vis Betaseron
    ... Insurance has also made me change pharmacies for my Rebif shipments in the past 4 months... I have noticed ... being injected. I called Serano, the manufacturer of Rebif to ask if it could have been a bad shipmenet; they...

  74. Whats next?
    ... doing that, from your post. MS DRugs are Copaxone, Rebif , Avonex and Betaseron. Now, there is also Tysabri...

  75. Avonex and Copaxone study
    ... helps. I agree with you on both sides. Now, IM doing Rebif , which also goes into the back of the arms...I find...
    ... I get my MRI results tomororw...one full year on Rebif ! Woo Hoo. Hugs Nikki...


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