Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Avonex
  2. Avonex Pen
  3. Rebif
  4. Rebif Rebidose
  5. Rebif Rebidose Titration Pack

Descriptions


Interferon beta-1a injection is used to treat the relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). This medicine will not cure MS, but it may slow some of the disabling effects and decrease the number of relapses of the disease. Interferons are natural substances that are produced in the body to help fight infections. Interferon beta-1a is a synthetic (man-made) version of these substances.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Kit