"Introduction to drugs for the treatment of multiple sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (brain) that leads to degeneration of nerves in the brain. There is no cure for multiple s"...
Safety of doses higher than 0.25 mg every other day has not been adequately evaluated. The maximum amount of interferon beta-1b that can be safely administered has not been determined.
EXTAVIA (interferon beta-1b kit) is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to natural or recombinant interferon beta, Albumin (Human), USP, or any other component of the formulation.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/16/2009
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