Avonex vs Tecfidera (BG-12)

Avonex
Tecfidera (BG-12)
Other name: Rebif Rebif
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for MS
2.3
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for MS
2.5
Concern level
2.3
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Method of use:
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Interferon beta-1a (also interferon beta-1-alpha) is a drug in the interferon family used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). It is produced by mammalian cells while Interferon beta-1b is produced in modified E. coli. Interferons have been shown to h...
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Top Concerns
Avo
Tiredness
10
Flu Like Symptoms
8
Depression
6
Headaches
5
Flu
4
Allergy
3
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
2
Anxiety
2
Fever
2
Flu Symptoms
2
Top Concerns
Tec
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
8
Nausea
5
Itching
4
Stomach Problems
2
Depression
2
Stomach Issues
2
Vomiting
2
Hair Loss
2
Rash
2
Burning
2
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Tiredness
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10
0
Flu Like Symptoms
Avo
Tec
8
0
Depression
Avo
Tec
6
2
Headaches
Avo
Tec
5
0
Flu
Avo
Tec
4
0
Allergy
Avo
Tec
3
0
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Avo
Tec
2
8
Anxiety
Avo
Tec
2
0
Fever
Avo
Tec
2
0
Flu Symptoms
Avo
Tec
2
0
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Tec
Avo
8
2
Nausea
Tec
Avo
5
0
Itching
Tec
Avo
4
0
Stomach Problems
Tec
Avo
2
0
Depression
Tec
Avo
2
6
Stomach Issues
Tec
Avo
2
0
Vomiting
Tec
Avo
2
0
Hair Loss
Tec
Avo
2
0
Rash
Tec
Avo
2
0
Burning
Tec
Avo
2
0
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About Avonex
Interferon beta-1a (also interferon beta-1-alpha) is a drug in the interferon family used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). It is produced by mammalian cells while Interferon beta-1b is produced in modified E. coli. Interferons have been shown to h...
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About Tecfidera (BG-12)
Interferon beta-1a (also interferon beta-1-alpha) is a drug in the interferon family used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). It is produced by mammalian cells while Interferon beta-1b is produced in modified E. coli. Interferons have been shown to h...
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Tecfidera (BG-12)
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