Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Drugs

| Avonex | Betaseron | Betaferon | Copaxone | Rebif |


MS Drugs - Rebif Efficacy (Effectiveness of Rebif )

How effective is Rebif ?

% of patients exacerbation free at 2 years
Placebo Rebif Rebif
22mcg 44mcg
15% 25% 32%


Number of exacerbations in Subset (people who completed full 2 years) completing 2 years of Rebif

Average exacerbations per patient over 2 years
Placebo Rebif Rebif
22mcg 44mcg
2.56 1.82 1.73


Ref: Rebif prescribing information




Multiple Sclerosis

Gypsies and Inuit's do get Multiple Sclerosis although the incidence rate is much lower than other populations at approx 19 per 100,000.

MS Drugs

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