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One Click: AVONEX PEN®

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Take action against relapsing MS with one click, once a week

AVONEX PEN is a prefilled, single-use autoinjector that lets you treat your relapsing MS with a single click. With a covered needle that's half the length of the standard needle for AVONEX Prefilled Syringe, it's an easier way to take once-a-week AVONEX.a,b


AVONEX PEN preferred over AVONEX Prefilled Syringeb

In a survey of people already taking AVONEX Prefilled Syringe, 9 out of 10 preferred AVONEX PEN.b The top reasons chosen werec:

  • Easier to use
  • Reduced pain
  • Reduced anxiety

In addition, people felt more independent self-injecting with AVONEX PEN® than with the prefilled syringe.d

Experience the difference

In this survey, people felt significantly less injection pain after they switched from the AVONEX prefilled syringe to AVONEX PEN. In fact, on a scale from 0 to 10, people rated their level of injection pain with AVONEX PEN at less than 1, compared with 1.7 for the AVONEX prefilled syringe.e

In the survey, 89% of people correctly followed the instructions for using AVONEX PEN. In fact, 99% of people got their full dose of AVONEX.


  1. From a survey to see if people who had used AVONEX Prefilled Syringe for at least 3 months were able to successfully use AVONEX PEN. People took AVONEX using the prefilled syringe the first week and then switched to AVONEX PEN for the next 3 weeks. Results were based on patient and physician questionnaires.
  2. On their last day of the survey, people rated AVONEX PEN better than the prefilled syringe on ease of injection and ease of holding/gripping.
  3. People were asked to complete a questionnaire on their last day of the survey, rating their overall experience with AVONEX PEN compared with the AVONEX prefilled syringe.
  4. On their last day of a survey, people rated their ability to self-inject AVONEX PEN® compared with the AVONEX prefilled syringe.
  5. Based on a comparison of injection pain ratings for the AVONEX prefilled syringe and the third AVONEX PEN injection.
Switching to AVONEX PEN from AVONEX
Prefilled Syringe
If you're already taking AVONEX and interested in AVONEX PEN,
download and print this simple guide to switching.
 
Indication

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Please see the full Prescribing Information and Medication Guide for additional important safety information. This information is not intended to replace discussions with your healthcare provider.

 

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