A 40-year-old member asked:
what is the structure of avonex (interferon beta 1a)? what does it do in the body?
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Dr. Bennett Machanic answered
51 years experience Neurology
Response: Avonex, (interferon beta 1a) a minimally effective interferon, is intended to slow inflammatory cellular invasion of central nervous system in MS. An extremely poor choice these days in presence of 12 more effective drugs. Side effects such as general malaise, flu-like reactions, depression, thyroid issues, liver problems, fatigue and need to inject limit use. If you wish to view structure, visit Wikipedia.
Answered on Jan 23, 2016
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