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My dr is switching me from Avonex to Copaxone I am so scared of needles is it hard to inject?

Posted 5 Sep 2009 20 answers

I have had a nurse come once a week to inject the Avonex because I am scared of needles and the side effects were horrible, chills, fever, pain, etc... I had every side effect that you could imagine, it got so bad that I was ready to stop the medication. But my dr has put me on copaxone, I ...

What does a low grade temp mean 95.6?

Posted 21 Nov 2012 1 answer

currently doing avonex shot

Does anyone know how I can take my Avonex on a plane for a 10 hour trip. TSA won't allow gel packs?

Posted 14 Jan 2014 3 answers

... and I'm not sure how to get it through security and keep it cold

Has anyone experienced hives or red, itchy rash after injecting?

Posted 20 Jun 2015 1 answer

I have been on Avonex for 17 years with only mild side effects such as headache, achy feeling for 24-36 hrs. Recently I have developed a red blotchy rash on my neck that itches. It show up about 18 hrs after injecting. I have not change anything related to cosmetics that could have been a factor.

Can Avonex be administered in the buttocks? I've been given conflicting advice?

Posted 19 Jan 2015 1 answer

I started Avonex 14 yrs ago, at that time I was told to have the injection in the buttocks which was very convenient as my husband could do this. 10 yrs ago I was told by a help-line that Avonex should never be administered in the buttocks, arms and legs only, which is less convenient as it means ...

Tecfidera - Tecifidera and colds?

Posted 17 Dec 2017 1 answer

Hi.. I have had MS since 1978.. been in Avonex, Copaxone and now for th3 last 3 years Tecifidera.. I seem to have more colds (2 a year) which each cold has a bad cough and seems to last 1 to 2 months long.. I am worried about my lungs. Also a lot of Flushing.. sometimes really red and itchy.. other ...

Alcohol & Avonex? Does anyone drink in moderation with avonex and maintain heathy liver levels? I?

Posted 3 Aug 2015 1 answer

... enjoying drinking on weekends but now I feel like I should avoid alcohol completely even though my Neuro says I can continue living my life as I always did

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