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Multiple sclerosis (abbreviated MS, also known as disseminated sclerosis or encephalomyelitis disseminata) is an inflammation ...
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Extavia
VS.
Rebif
Other name: Betaseron (Betaseron)
Other name: Avonex (Avonex)
2.5
4.0
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Method of use:
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Ext
Flu Like Symptoms
9
Flu
4
Injection Site Reactions
4
Flu Symptoms
3
Insomnia
2
Anxiety
2
Headaches
2
Pneumonia
2
Welts
2
Hair Loss
1
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Reb
Flu Like Symptoms
9
Headaches
6
Flu
4
Allergies
3
Anxiety
2
Fever
2
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
2
Injection Site Reactions
2
Flu Symptoms
2
Nausea
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2
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Reb
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new relapses since starting on the Rebif. Shazzie xx
" ... I then started on Rebif as he said that Rebif and Extavia had been approved for SPMS with relapses.  This has definitely helped as although my ...new relapses since starting on the Rebif. Shaz... "

been on Rebif for four months, & am finding the side effects...
" Rebif vs Betaferon/Extavia for side effects I've been on Rebif for four months, & am finding the side effects difficult to manage impacting ...reducing the dose, trying Avonex or trying other... "

any indication that there was any sign that Rebif might stop...
" ...Extavia (Betaferon copy) and was told about neutralizing antibodies. Have they suggested that they found neutralizing antibodies? If so I guess that means it might stop working for you. ... "

offered to go back on the Rebif as I was getting on well...
" ...replies. Apparently, Extavia has been licensed for SPMS now so ...injections and I decided to have a break from it. I was also offered to go back on the Rebif as I was getting on well with it.... "

i started the rebif. it's definately helped me. Teresa.
" I dont know what Extavia is, Pip. Can you enlighten me? It will be 7 years in September ...symptoms but it is not as bad as i was before i started the rebif. it's definately helped me. Teresa... "

I was recently put on Rebif as it has just been...
" Hi Seingchick. I was recently put on Rebif as it has just been ...to treat SPMS.  These are Extavia and Rebif. There is something on google... "

very confusing. I'm pretty certain on rebif or extavia but...
" ...It is very confusing. I'm pretty certain on rebif or extavia but like you then have... "

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your post. I'm starting extavia so similar to rebif,...
" ...(now you have delurked you are welcome to stay ). I really appreciate your post. I'm starting extavia so similar to rebif, will see how I get on. I am glad to hear that even if the first one... "

one they commenly use is extavia but wondered what all your...
" ...has been comfirmed i have ms but only thing is ...choice of 4, avonex , extavia , rebif , copaxone, i have had ...the one they commenly use is extavia but wondered what all your... "

one most comenly used is the extavia but reading about them...
" ...i have been told they want me to go on a dmd and have gave me a booklet on them i have the choice of 4 with avonex---extavia----rebif-----copaxone the neuro did say the one most comenly used is the... "

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