Rebif

Active Ingredient(s): Interferon Beta-1a
FDA Approved: * March 7, 2002
Pharm Company: * SERONO INC
Category: Multiple Sclerosis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Rebif Overview

Interferon beta-1a (also interferon beta 1-alpha) is a cytokine in the interferon family used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS).[1] It is produced by mammalian cells, while interferon beta-1b is produced in modified E. coli.[2] Some claims have been made that Interferons produce about an 18–38% reduction in the rate of MS relapses.[3] Interferon beta has not been shown to slow the advance of disability.[4][5]...

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Pain pills that start with the letter R

for multiple sclerosis ## I am not sure if the medication I have in mind is specifically for MS related pain, but from what I understand it is mostly for relapsing-remitting MS and secondary progressive MS with relapses. It is called Rebif, active ingredient Interferon Beta 1a. Is that what you have in mind or could it be a different name?? ## Rebif is a shot, not for pain but to help stop relapses in M.S. I have M.S., there is no pill just for pain for M.S. We use the same meds as anyone: Norco, Fentanyl, Neurontin, etc. ## Is Rebut used in extreme headaches due to a pulled neck muscle and severed neck vertebrae? If not, what is the suggestion? ## I have a co-worker that is killing herself with a pain med that I only know it starts with an R. She acts as if she is drunk and drives in t...

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Long Term Narco Use

I am 42, I have MS, Cronin's, and RA. I have beeen on percecet 7.5/325 for 4 years, rebif shots, depokote,nuerontin, metoprolol, xanaz, ambiene, now I am in pain rate it on a daily as 9 on the scale. When I run out of pain medicine my life stops till i get more, I need help, i've been life flighted , I stepped down from my 70k job , i couldn't preform my duties. I am in college again, but without my pain meds I cant do crap. Please give me some other remedies I can go to my doctor and figure out . I have 5 kids, my new born died a couple of weeks ago of a birth defect that i think was from my depokote. HHHHEEELLLPPPP??? ## Very sorry about what you are going through. What type of doctor are you seeing? With such medical problems, you may be better off if you are seeing speci...

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diclogem

what is this medication ## Diclogen is not a known drug in the US. Diclofenac is reported as the active ingredient in Diclogen. Diclofenac is commonly used to reduce inflammation and as an analgesic reducing pain in conditions such as arthritis or acute injury. It can also be used to reduce menstrual pain, dysmenorrhea. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Interferon Beta-1a
  • Injection: 22mcg/0.5ml, 30mcg/0.5ml, 30mcg/ml, 44mcg/0.5ml, 8.8mcg/0.2ml + 22mcg/0.5ml
  • Syringe: 22ug/0.5ml, 44ug/0.5ml
  • Vial: 30ug/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Rebif: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 44087-0022 Rebif 22 ug/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Emd Serono, Inc.
  • 44087-0044 Rebif 44 ug/.5ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Emd Serono, Inc.
  • 44087-8822 Rebif Subcutaneous Kit by Emd Serono, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Interferon Beta-1a or a similar ingredient: (4 results)






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