Avonex is taken for: MS RRMS SPMS

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Taken for: MS, RRMS, SPMS
Other names: Rebif, Interferon Beta-1a
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
Interferon beta-1a (also interferon beta-1-alpha) is a drug in the interferon family used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). It i...
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Avonex & Menstrual Period Issues

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about 5 months after starting Avonex. I was in my late...
" ...I stopped having my period about 5 months after starting Avonex. I was in ...it stimulates a period to come if all is well). I had to take progesterone every time I didn't get a period for ... "

Hey Everyone I've been on avonex since 2008. I haven't...
" ...Hey Everyone I've been on avonex since 2008. I haven't ...and there. My post avonex headaches are brutal and I ...rigors . I'm also having a lot of fertility/menstruation issues...mostly I h... "

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until I miss my first period. I am on Avonex. ~ Maria
" ...specialist - says to continue meds until I miss my first period. I... "

I started Avonex and made other changes) note-sometimes...
" ...developed ADEM(@may 04) was treated with solumedrol 1,000 X 5 = ...month (along with my menstrual cycle as was each month ...(during this time I started Avonex and made other changes) note-s... "

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10 years ago. I was doing quite well with Avonex over a 10...
" ...time too. I would really like you to keep me informed on how your menstrual cycle goes??? My neurologist ...years ago. I was doing quite well with Avonex over ...passes, that my menstrual... "

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starting Avonex in July, I have had two months where I...
" ...starting Avonex in July, I have ...I have had an extra period. Blood tests showed no problem... "

moment apart from my monthly period that goes on for 20/25...
" ...and mirena coil) with full anaesthetic and it posed no side effects, but every trauma is stressful on our bodies as you well know. I am so well at the moment apart from my monthly period that... "

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ten years I have had some period without a DMT. Usually it...
" ...ten years I have had some period without a DMT. Usually it ...in my handling of my MS, but being on nothing ...I stay kind of \"Yuck\" at all times, but did with Avonex too. I could be wors... "

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body. Although my observation period was uneventful, there...
" ...option to fall back on Avonex, so I ditched Gilenya after 19 days. I felt extreme fatigue and was told it ...left my body. Although my observation period was uneventful, there were measurable... "

She said that Avonex would not affect my cycle, but it...
" ...if anyone's menstrual cycle had been disrupted by their MS meds. I also called that question in to my PCP. She had me come in today for a blood test. She said that Avonex would not affect my... "

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