Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
1981227 tn?1336328438

Anyone on Extavia? Dr forcing me to switch from Rebif

Hi All,

It's been a while... not sure if theres anyone from a few years ago around. Sorry I've not been around but I've been doing great on Rebif, no attacks and feeling good. Apart from the Rebif side effects. The formulary issues with Rebif and Kaiser are finally catching up and my Dr is forcing me to switch to Extavia. I'm not happy and told her so, but seems I have no choice... :(

So I guess I'm just looking for other Extavia takers, esp if you were an Ex-Rebifer. Also looking for Hugs :)
2 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
667078 tn?1316000935
I am sorry bubbles. It is weird you are being forced to switch. I do not know about extavia.
Alex
Helpful - 0
1 Comments
Hi Alex :). How are you doing?

They are forcing me because Rebif is non formulary and costs more. She said as much in the email. I'm being pushed to save Kaiser money.
5265383 tn?1669040108
(((hugs))).  I'm afraid that's all I can provide though -- no info on DMT's as I haven't started on anything yet.  Sorry you feel you're being forced to switch though -- would you consider a second opinion?  Or are you limited to Kaiser?
Helpful - 0
1 Comments
Sadly locked into Kaiser until the end of the year. I may complain though and see what happens.
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Multiple Sclerosis Community

Top Neurology Answerers
987762 tn?1331027953
Australia
5265383 tn?1669040108
ON
1756321 tn?1547095325
Queensland, Australia
1780921 tn?1499301793
Queen Creek, AZ
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Find out how beta-blocker eye drops show promising results for acute migraine relief.
In this special Missouri Medicine report, doctors examine advances in diagnosis and treatment of this devastating and costly neurodegenerative disease.
Here are 12 simple – and fun! – ways to boost your brainpower.
Discover some of the causes of dizziness and how to treat it.
Discover the common causes of headaches and how to treat headache pain.
Two of the largest studies on Alzheimer’s have yielded new clues about the disease