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Interferon beta-1a is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. It is believed to work by decreasing nerve damage caused by MS. The medication is available in two forms: one that is injected into muscle once weekly and one that is injected just under the skin three times a week. Potential side effects include fatigue, headache, and flu-like symptoms.
- Skin reaction at the injection site (such as redness, pain, or burning)
- Flu-like symptoms (such as fever and chills)