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Avonex - Is anyone doing this alone?

Posted 4 Mar 2018 by texicali23 1 answer

I am 29 years old. I just got diagnosed with MS two months ago and I have gotten all of the MRIs and Lumbar puncture. I have my next appointment with my Neuro coming up and he gave me the option to choose my medication. I think I have decided on Avonex, but I am nervous because I have no family ...

Tecfidera - Tecifidera and colds?

Posted 17 Dec 2017 by Linda Walsh 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 ...

Avonex - is it normal at have a lump at the injection site?

Posted 8 Aug 2017 by mikeykev2 1 answer

I was taking Avonex for many years and have switched to Tecfidera. I couldnt take the needle anymore. The Avonex was being administered in my buttocks. Years later i noticed i have a lump at the site. Is this normal?

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

Posted 20 Jun 2015 by rtwpick 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.

What does a low grade temp mean 95.6?

Posted 21 Nov 2012 by BS397062 1 answer

currently doing avonex shot

Does Avonex have psychological side effects?

Posted 9 Jan 2015 by florrie123 1 answer

My Step-Mother has started using Avonex in the past three months or so. In the last week she has started shouting and screaming at me, completely unprovoked. She also repeats things that are not true and seem very warped. (e.g. shouting "I'm a drug dealer" - I certainly know that she ...

How long does it take to STOP having side effects from Avonex?

Posted 11 Jul 2014 by anna26 1 answer

I took the last does 12 days ago and I still feel awful. Anyone know?

Does Avonex Pen numb in my hands and fingers?(side effects)?

Posted 26 Apr 2014 by saba211 1 answer

I have used this drug for two weeks, and in this period I have numbness in my hands and fingers but my hands have power. As if it they drop off and then it becomes well. I do not have this problem in time of sleep. What is my problem? Can you help me?

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 by Old grey 3 answers

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

Gilenya or Tysabri - what are your experiences?

Posted 28 Nov 2013 by Sufiii 2 answers

Hello I am a boy of 19 years from Belgium and in December 2012 was found by me Ms?ow I take 9 to 10 months, the Avonex Pen, I think this will help. In the beginning it did its job well, but two weeks ago, around the same time that it was found in 2012, Ms. it starts back in the same way. (steps got ...

Which Meds Are Beng Used to Treat MS?

Posted 14 Dec 2013 by Thor283 2 answers

I have a distant relative, and I heard through the family grapevine that he was diagnosed with MS about 5 years ago. Then I heard he was being given Avonex. But when I heard of the symptoms he has, I was thinking maybe he doesn't even have MS. Now, a year ago I heard he was being given ...

Has anyone ever stoped taking Avonex to try to get pregnant? what were the results?

Posted 6 May 2013 by sarah Lively 2 answers

I was dignosed with MS a little over two years ago my dr just proscribed me with Avonex and said i shouldnt get pregnant on this medication... My husband and I are not concerned with another child right now because we just had our first about 3 weeks ago but we did plan to have another in a few ...

Rebif - Anyone else have side effects from the interferon? My legs have broken down and now I am?

Posted 30 Jan 2013 by Missy2001 1 answer

... leaving blood stains on the sheets. Dr. has taken me off the medicine. It started with Avonex, where my legs started to spot. Just on my legs and no where else.

Is avonex working for me?

Posted 25 Jan 2012 by jobosc 1 answer

I was diagnosed last October after having double vision and 3 lesions from my mri. I was started on Avonex and then had a repeat MRI after 3 months which showed a significant decrease in lesion load, one of the lesions disappeared but a new small lesion appeared. I have no enhancing lesions. Is ...

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