Posted by: ANNABELLA | 2008/11/03


I was diagnosed with R/R MS more than five years ago. I was using Rebif until recently but stopped taking the drug because the side effects were awful, each time I injected. I feel fine at the moment as I approach my second rebif free month, I do not feel this is permanent and will try again after three months. The only question I have is the use of sativex, news of which I received from a support group and wondered about its use in SA and is it viable alternative to rebif or to be used in conjunction with rebif.

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Dear Annabella
Sativex is not available in SA as far as I know. It is made from cannabis and is only used for neuropathic pain and spasticity
Dr Bets

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