Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Betaseron
  2. Extavia

Descriptions


Interferon beta-1b injection is used to treat the relapsing-remitting forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), including clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease, and active secondary progressive disease. This medicine will not cure MS, but it may slow some disabling effects or decrease the number of relapses of the disease.

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Solution