Emerging MS Therapies: Would You Rather...?

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Date Joined May 2011
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   Posted 4/19/2012 2:00 PM (GMT -6)   
take a pill twice a day (BG-12) that gives you gastrointestinal flushing and has an unproven safety profile
an interferon that was only injected monthly similar to Avonex, Rebif and Betaseron that only gave flu-like symptoms for one day out of the month?
There are some upcoming trials that i am considering and want to hear some pros and cons. 

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Date Joined May 2012
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   Posted 5/31/2012 4:31 PM (GMT -6)   
I would rather take a pill enem though the side effects are bad. When I was on Avonex, it was the most painfull, I always bruised and had problems walking with that leg for 3 days, I was so sick with the "flu symptoms" that I was in bed 3-4 days after the shot. When I was on Rebif, I was sick for about 20 out of 30 days a month... Me personally, I would take the pill.
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