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WALMART PHARMACY 45415 Dulles Crossing Plaza 2.82 miles away
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WALMART PHARMACY 19360 Compass Creek Parkway 5.33 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 21170 Ashby Ponds Blvd 1.34 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 44835 Russell Branch Pkwy 1.35 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 1200 Edwards Ferry Rd Ne 5.99 miles away
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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 20070 Ashbrook Commons Plaza 1.17 miles away
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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 42780 Creek View Plaza 2.55 miles away
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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 19350 Winmeade Dr 2.80 miles away
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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 42415 Ryan Road 5.16 miles away
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SAFEWAY PHARMACY 22350 S Sterling Blvd 4.74 miles away
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WALGREENS 20321 Susan Leslie Drive 1.01 miles away
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WALGREENS 42820 Creek View Plz 2.50 miles away
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WALGREENS 43250 Southern Walk Plaza 2.95 miles away
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WALGREENS 526 Fort Evans Rd 5.23 miles away
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WALGREENS 20800 Great Falls Plaza 6.27 miles away
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COSTCO 21398 Price Cascades Plz, 4.12 miles away
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COSTCO 1300 Edwards Ferry Rd Ne, 5.82 miles away
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Avonex

Drug Info for avonex

Avonex is an interferon that is used to treat relapsing multiple sclerosis and other conditions as prescribed by your doctor. Avonex does not cure multiple sclerosis but it reduces brain lesions on magnetic resonance imaging, physical disability and the frequency of relapses. Avonex is available as an injection.

  • Rebif Rebidose Titration Pack
  • Rebif
  • Rebif Rebidose
  • Avonex
  • Avonex Administration Dose Pack
  • Avonex Pen
  • By injection

Injection routeThrow away used needles in a hard, closed container that the needles cannot poke through. Keep this container away from children and pets.

If refrigeration is not available, Rebif® prefilled syringes may be kept for up to 30 days at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Avonex® prefilled autoinjector pens and prefilled syringes may be stored for up to 7 days at room temperature, away from heat and direct light.

Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given. This medicine is given as a shot under your skin or into a muscle.

Injection routeA nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.

Injection routeYou may be taught how to give your medicine at home. Make sure you understand all instructions before giving yourself an injection. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to. A nurse or other trained health professional should watch the first Avonex® injection you give yourself.

Rebif® comes as an autoinjector pen or a prefilled syringe. It works best if you use it at the same time on the same 3 days each week, at least 48 hours apart.

Avonex® comes as a prefilled autoinjector pen, a prefilled syringe, or a powder. The powder must be mixed with sterile water before it is given. Follow instructions to mix. Use the medicine as soon as possible after you mix it. If you cannot give your shot right away, you can keep the syringe in the refrigerator for up to 6 hours. After 6 hours, throw the medicine away and mix another dose.

Injection routeYou will be shown the body areas where this shot can be given. Use a different body area each time you give yourself a shot. Keep track of where you give each shot to make sure you rotate body areas. Do not inject into an area of the body where the skin is irritated, red, bruised, infected, or scarred. Most people will inject the medicine into the stomach, back of the upper arm, or thigh.

Check the injection site after 2 hours for redness, swelling, and tenderness.

You may also receive medicine to help prevent flu-like symptoms.

Injection routeUse a new needle and syringe each time you inject your medicine. Do not use any other needle for the prefilled autoinjector pen.

After you have used a dose of the prefilled syringe or Rebif® Rebidose® autoinjector, throw away any medicine that is leftover. Do not reuse needles or syringes.

This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Ask your pharmacist for a copy if you do not have one.

Missed dose: Avonex®: Give the dose as soon as you remember. Go back to your regular schedule the following week. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose. Do not use this medicine 2 days in a row.Rebif®: Give the dose as soon as you remember. Skip the next day and give your next regular dose 48 hours later. Go back to your regular schedule the following week. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose. Do not use this medicine 2 days in a row.

Keep this medicine in the refrigerator if you store it at home. Do not freeze. You may allow the prefilled autoinjector pens and prefilled syringes to warm to room temperature for 30 minutes before injection. Do not heat in a microwave oven or in hot water.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to interferon beta or human albumin.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease, bone marrow or bleeding problems, heart disease, heart failure, heart rhythm problems, or thyroid problems. Tell your doctor if you have a history of alcohol abuse, depression, thoughts of suicide, or seizures. Tell your doctor if you have a latex allergy.

This medicine may increase depression or thoughts of suicide. Tell your doctor right away if you start to feel more depressed or think about hurting yourself.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Liver problemsCongestive heart failureDepression or suicidal thoughtsSeizuresInjection site reactions, including serious skin infection or damage (necrosis)

This medicine may make you bleed, bruise, or get infections more easily. Take precautions to prevent illness and injury. Wash your hands often.

Some forms of this medicine are made from donated human blood. All donated blood is tested for certain viruses. Although your risk for getting a virus from the medicine is very low, talk with your doctor if you have concerns.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness

Unusual moods or behaviors, depression, thoughts of hurting yourself or others

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have liver disease, bone marrow or bleeding problems, heart disease, heart failure, heart rhythm problems, or thyroid problems. Tell your doctor if you have a history of alcohol abuse, depression, or seizures. Tell your doctor if you have a latex allergy.

This medicine may increase depression or thoughts of suicide. Tell your doctor right away if you start to feel more depressed or think about hurting yourself.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Liver problemsSeizures

This medicine may make you bleed, bruise, or get infections more easily. Take precautions to prevent illness and injury. Wash your hands often.

Some forms of this medicine are made from donated human blood. All donated blood is tested for certain viruses. Although your risk for getting a virus from the medicine is very low, talk with your doctor if you have concerns.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Dark urine or pale stools, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellow skin or eyes
  • Pain, burning, redness, swelling, or blue or black skin where the shot was given
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • Swollen or tender glands in the neck, armpit, or groin
  • Chest pain, trouble breathing, uneven heartbeat
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, body aches
  • Severe or ongoing skin problem where the shot was given
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Change in how much or how often you urinate, difficult or painful urination
  • Depression, thoughts of hurting yourself or others
  • Seizures
  • Pain, burning, redness, swelling, or blue or black skin where the shot was given
  • Muscle or joint pain
Frequently Asked Questions

The retail cost of Avonex intramuscular powder for injection 30 mcg without insurance is about $7,097 for a supply of 4 powder for the injection. This cost could be reduced by using our free OptionRx coupon card which allows you to have up to 80% discount on Avonex at participating local pharmacies.

Our OptionRx Avonex coupon card is accepted at most U.S. pharmacies including Target, CVS pharmacy, Rite Aid and Walgreens for up to 80% discount on your Avonex prescription. To check if your pharmacy accepts OptionRx coupons, enter the zip code and see if it appears in the search results. You can also bring your OptionRx discount card to your local pharmacy and with your permission, the pharmacist will process your Avonex prescription using the BIN and PCN number on your card.

Interferon beta-1 is the generic name for Avonex. A generic version of this drug is currently unavailable; however, you can use our free Avonex discount card and reduce the retail cost by up to 80% off when you purchase Avonex at a participating pharmacy near you.

There are several programs available for saving on Avonex. Above MS $0 Copay Program for Avonex and Avonex above MS Free Drug Program are saving options offered by the manufacturer of Avonex. Also, HealthWell Foundation Copay Program, Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN), Good Days Program and The Free Drug Program provides free or discounted medicine to low income, uninsured or underinsured people. Contact these programs directly for additional information. You can also use OptionRx’s coupon card. It is easy and free to use and customers typically find they save the most on medications when they use our coupons instead of manufacturer coupons.