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What is Avonex injection?
Last Updated: 30th April, 2020
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Considering this, where do you give Avonex injection?
The recommended intramuscular injection site using the AVONEX PEN is the upper, outer thigh muscle. The injection site should be varied each week. For administration of AVONEX via the AVONEX PEN, the instructions in the package leaflet should be followed.
One may also ask, what are the side effects of Avonex? Flu-like symptoms such as headache, fatigue, fever, chills, and muscle aches may occur when you first start Avonex.
Common side effects of Avonex include:
- injection site reactions (pain, swelling, or redness),
- stomach pain, or.
- runny or stuffy nose.
Just so, how often do you take Avonex?
One injection, once a week. With relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS), people often wonder what their dosing schedule will look like once they begin treatment. AVONEX® is a once-weekly treatment. That means you have only one injection a week.
Does Avonex cause weight loss?
Serious Side Effects of Avonex Hallucinations. Seizures. Feeling hot or cold all the time. Unexplained weight gain or weight loss.