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MS LifeLines Nurse Kelly

Kelly's video biography

Q: Rebif Side Effects: I have been on Rebif for four months. Can I expect my flu-like symptoms to subside over time?
A:

Possible side effects of Rebif include flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweating, muscle aches and tiredness) and for those who experience flu-like symptoms, there are some tips that may help manage them. For many people who experience flu-like symptoms, they find that flu-like symptoms lessen or go away over time.

Q: Rebif Side Effects: What are some tips for managing my flu-like symptoms?
A:

Consider injecting in the early evening so that you may be able to sleep through some flu-like symptoms. Stay cool and keep well hydrated, as changes in your body temperature can aggravate flu-like symptoms.

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