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Dr. Joseph Torkildson
39 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Unclear question: I'm not sure what you are trying to treat. Sickle cell trait is not a disease and there are no medications currently approved to "treat" it. Do you ha ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
58 years experience Neurology
Yes!! : Avonex (interferon beta 1a) is a disease modifying drug, a betainterferon 1 a that is given intramuscularly once a week in remitting/relapsing multipl ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
# OF INJECTIONS: Both Avonex and Copaxone are drugs of the 90's, and have helped numerous pts. Copaxone is injected daily, does have injection rxtns, yet is considere ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Multiple: Avonex (interferon beta 1a) is an interferon, given into the muscle once weekly, and copaxone, injected under skin daily, is a polymer. But why use n ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Probably but...: Cardiologist needs to initiate CHF ned's & keep a very close eye on things.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Rahimi
9 years experience Hepatology
Google it: Since i don't know what specific information you need, it is difficult to answer in a concise manner given the limitation of our responses. Honestly i ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Interferon alpha: Is a treatment for chronic hepatitis c and is also occasionally used in certain types of lymphoma and leukemia.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Linder
43 years experience Family Medicine
Immune booster: Interferons are proteins released from host cells in response to the presence of pathogens to stimulate the immune system to allow for the defense aga ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
15 years experience Neurology
See below: Interferon-beta1a, when used in the treatment of relapsing-remitting MS has been show to reduce the annualized relapse frequency, reduce disease progr ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Interferon(s): Are used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat different diseases. Multiple sclerosis and hepatitis C are examples of such diseases

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