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Literature Reconval and beta-Interferon therapy
- Vitamin K cream reduces reactions at theinjection site in patients with relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis treated with subcutaneous interferon beta – VIKING study
Roberta Lanzillo, Multiple Sclerosis Centre, Department of Neuroscience, Reproductive Science and Odontostomatology, Federico II University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, Napoli, 80131, Italy.
Multiple Sclerosis Journal, 1–2, DOI: 10.1177/1352458514562989
© The Author(s), 2015.
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- Multiple Sclerosis: Symptoms and side effects management.
Int J MS Care 2006; 8 (Supplement 1).
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Advice for the Reconval K1 application
- Apply Reconval K1 Creme propyhlactically before the first injection of beta-Interferon on a skin area ca. 15x15cm around the planned injection site
- Apply Reconval K1 creme twice daily, ideally shortly before the injection and ca. 6h afterwards
- In case there is an existing skin rash and/or painful swellings around previous injection sites please apply Reconval K1 twice daily until symptoms have disappeared