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Betaseron

Active Ingredient(s): Interferon Beta-1b
FDA Approved: July 23, 1993
Pharm Company: CHIRON
Category: Multiple Sclerosis

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Betaseron Overview

Interferon beta 1b (tradenames Betaferon, Betaseron (North America), Extavia) is a drug in the interferon family used to treat the relapsing-remitting and secondary-progressive forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). It is approved for use after the first MS event. It is administered by sub-cutaneous injection and has been advertised as a way to slow the advance of the affliction as well as reduce the frequency of attacks. Closely related is interferon beta 1a, also indicated for MS, and with a ver...

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I have MS and hate shots so I want my medicine in a pill
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betaseron vs birth control pills, is it possible?
My fiance has Multiple Sclerosis and has been inyecting herself with Betaseron for over a year now, I would like to know if it's possible for her to use birth control pills and if there are any counterindications when combined with the previous drug. Also, besides the obvious barrier methods and of course abstinence, is there any other birth control methods available to us as a couple? I did noticed this condition is suffered mainly by women, so I was surprised when I was not able to quickly find any info on the subject with a quick google search. ## There are no medical professionals on this site and no one, even a doctor, who does not know all the details of her condition or her medication usage could recommend anything. I suggest she speak to her doctor to find out what the best ...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Interferon Beta-1b
  • Injection: 0.0625mg, 0.3mg, 0.3mg/ml
  • Vial: 0.3 mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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