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Solumedrol and betaseron?

Solumedrol and betaseron?

Started one of three treatments today and should take a bbetaseron shot tonight. I am feeling pretty bad. . Anyone know if it's ok to skip the shots while taking the steroids?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Ditto to what @A MyMSTeam Member said. This is what I did when I was on betaserone otherwise I would get the flu like symptoms and a fever just like… read more

posted over 5 years ago

Anybody take Extavia?

Anybody take Extavia?

I am switching from Copaxone to Extavia and wanted to know what everyone else thinks? Side effects? Positive sides? Copaxone started giving me reactions every night that I took it and so I had to stop. Before Copaxone I took Avonex. I have never heard of Extavia, but my doctor has suggested I start taking it since I have had bad reactions to the other medications.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I have been taking Extavia for 10 months now. No flu like symptoms at all but I do get some injection site reactions like some swelling & post… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Who is on betaseron and for how long?

Who is on betaseron and for how long?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I just stopped taking my Betaseron. The shakes after taking it are worse than I felt before the medicine and the baclofen isn't helping at all. Now just… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Would love to hear about experiences with Betaseron, Tecfidera or Rebif?

Would love to hear about experiences with Betaseron, Tecfidera or Rebif?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I am currently on BetaSeron1b subQ injections, every other day. I have been on it since 08/2005 and no side effects, exacerbations, or progressions. The… read more

posted over 5 years ago

Injections of BetaSeron

Injections of BetaSeron

Anyone else receiving this treatment? If so how has it helped?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

nice

posted almost 5 years ago

Betaseron

Betaseron

Just upped my dose Friday been taking injections for two weeks. The last two days had horrible headaches. Is this a side effect?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Yes headaches are a side effect.
I just read the side effects again after 4 yrs of being on betaseron. Ibuprofen has always worked for my headaches. I… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Betaseron

Betaseron

Going to be stArting betaseron. Can anyone tell me what I should expect

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Expect a lot of red bruising where ever you give yourself a shot. Do not rub the area.

posted almost 3 years ago

Does Tecferda help you? I stop taking betseron that did not help me:(

Does Tecferda help you? I stop taking betseron that did not help me:(

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Tecfidera has been good for me so far. Initially has problems w/flushing, but it went away! Take an aspirin 30 min. before med to help w/flushing.

posted over 4 years ago

Has anyone been advised by their doctor that they can stop taking Betaseron once they reach age 60-65?

Has anyone been advised by their doctor that they can stop taking Betaseron once they reach age 60-65?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

@A MyMSTeam Member, I also had very good medical insurance through my employer. When I retired Medicare became my primary insurance and I was able to… read more

posted 10 months ago
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