So, as I sit here watching it snow, feeling like vacation is so forgotten and wishing spring was here, I'm contemplating what would be helpful to blog. I realize that we have great doctors blogging answers to questions on this site, however I'll just throw it out there that maybe some of you have more personal questions that you need an opinion or help with. Questions that you don't want open in public. What are your thoughts everyone? I would be happy to give anyone my personal email if they need to discuss something on a more personal level. I do have a disclaimer though, although I am a registered nurse, I will be replying as a patient not a provider and will always defer any medical opinions and comments to our MDs. Would like to hear your comments.
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Before beginning treatment, you should discuss the potential benefits and risks associated with Rebif with your healthcare provider.
Rebif can cause serious side effects. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have any of the symptoms listed below while taking Rebif.
Rebif will not cure your MS but may decrease the number of flare-ups of the disease and slow the occurrence of some of the physical disability that is common in people with MS.
Do not take Rebif if you are allergic to interferon beta, human albumin, or any of the ingredients in Rebif.
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Rebif is used to treat relapsing forms of MS to decrease the frequency of relapses and delay the occurrence of some of the physical disability that is common in people with MS.