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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Multiple..: 1) depression 2) allergic reaction 3) injection site necrosis http://www.Rxlist.Com/betaseron-drug/side-effects-interactions.Htm.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Many different.: Interferon can cause many different types of side-effects including anemia, low white blood cell counts, low platelet counts, decreased appetite, tire ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Interferon for MS?: It should be okay. No information is available regarding whether it can be passed onto an infant in mother's milk. No studies are available regarding ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Nausea,headache,weak: Nausea, headache and weakness and flu like symptoms in the beginning of therapy only.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gollomp
44 years experience Neurology
Not 2nd interferon: Your symptom of erectile dysfunction is very, very probably related to your MS. It is NOT due to the interferon. Further clinical neurological & ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
MS and AVONEX (interferon beta 1a): Avonex (interferon beta 1a) is often prescribed for ms.Side effects are mild1 flu like symptoms, headache and muscle pain are the most common side eff ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
MS and AVONEX (interferon beta 1a): Avonex (interferon beta 1a) is often prescribed for ms.Side effects are mild1 flu like symptoms, headache and muscle pain are the most common side eff ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Depends: Depending on the specific nature of the side effects you are experiencing your prescribing doctor may decide to stop, temporarily discontinue, or adju ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: I would say 40+% have pain.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 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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