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Has Anyone Switched From Betaseron To Extavia?

Has Anyone Switched From Betaseron To Extavia?

My insurance company will no longer pay for Betaseron so my doctor is switching me to Extavia. Does the larger bore needle used with Extavia hurt more? Is Extavia given in the same injection sites? I liked using the MyBeta app with Betaseron. I guess I can still use it with Extavia.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I've been trying to find one in this area , so far no luck

posted over 6 years ago

Betaseron And/or Extavia

Betaseron And/or Extavia

Does anyone here take Betaseron or Extavia in the morning or afternoon?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Evening after shower I want to be a relaxing in bed when I take my injection for it

posted 5 months ago

Extavia

Extavia

I'm going to start taking Extavia injections on Monday. Does it help? Any advice about taking this drug?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Thank you I will. Good night.

posted over 4 years ago

Switching From Extavia To Betasone

Switching From Extavia To Betasone

I've been on Extavia since I got diagnosed in 2014. Now my prescription plan will no longer cover Extavia. My options are Betasone, Rebif, Avonex, and Plegridy (if that;s the correct spelling). Extavia has been working for me and I'm upset that I have to change. Has only ever switched from Extavia to one of the medicines listed above? If so, I need your opinion. Please and Thank you!

A MyMSTeam Member said:

When i tried rebif years ago it was terrible i had to go to the ER. So much chest pressure i thought i was having a heart attach

posted about 1 year ago

Change Of Medications

Change Of Medications

I have just received a letter from Cigna insurance advising me that they will no longer cover my Betaseron and are changing me to Extavia. Is anyone on Extavia? Looking for some patient reviews. Thanks.

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I was only diagnosed in March of this year. And I started Betaseron pretty much a week or 2 later. It was around June of this year that I was finally on… read more

posted about 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 4 years ago

Extavia

Extavia

Hi I have recently been diagnosed & was given injection options. I chose Extavia and have been injecting it every other day this week. Is anyone else taking this med, and can you give me your experiences on it and it's effectiveness?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

I am now at month 7 and aboht a month ago the flu symptoms went away. But yea ths is so irritating bc new side effects from the med were popping up all… read more

posted about 6 years ago

Injection Site Reactions, Extavia

Injection Site Reactions, Extavia

I was on Avonex for 14 yrs,then a few months ago switched to Extavia and have had injection site reactions red swollen painful to touch,every where I inject so I look like a leper. Does anyone know if this will ease up over time of use,or do I have to just deal?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Iv been dealing with it for 19 years I was on bataseon an now Extavia same reaction but luckily that is my only reaction I was just wondering if anyone… read more

posted over 3 years ago

EXTAVIA INJECTABLE Question.

EXTAVIA INJECTABLE Question.

I've been on Extavia (Beta Seron / Interferon Beta 1 B every other day injectable) for almost a year now. My treatment options are kinda limited due to having only 1 kidney (lost one due to kidney cancer). Are there any long time users of it here? What has your experience been while on it.?

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Being on it, where you intermittently scanned (MRI) and found you had more and more lesions? Did "more and more lesions" lead to a progressively… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Extavia. Injection Site, Swelling? Redness? Sore? Bruising?

Extavia. Injection Site, Swelling? Redness? Sore? Bruising?

Hi guys, I recently just started taking extavia every other day. I'm getting quarter sized (sometimes even a Little bigger) red spots and swelling. I saw this can be a reaction on the extavia website, But should I be worried? These spots seem to stay for quite a while. And I feel like I'm running out of areas for my shots! Any advice or anyone feeling the same? Should I not be taking this if I'm getting these red spots? (This is with every shot) thanks for… read more

A MyMSTeam Member said:

Thank you

posted over 4 years ago