I just found out about 3 weeks ago that I am pregnant. My husband has been taking avonex for multiple sclerosis and I was wondering if the medicine could travel through the sperm and be harmful to the fetus?
Elizabeth ~To be a child is to know the joy of living, To have a child is to know the gift of life.~ Author Unknown
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Report This| Share this:My husband has MS and I found out recently Im pregnantHi MomOf3 and Congratulations!<br /><br />I hope you have talked with your pharmacist or your husband's doctor to find out about the med.<br /><br />This link may be helpful - <a href="http://www.webmd.com/drugs/mono-417-INTERFERON BETA-1A PREFILLED SYRINGE - INJECTION.aspx?drugid=13453&drugname=Avonex IM&source=2">Avonex</a> and our members or experts in our<a href="http://exchanges.webmd.com/multiple-sclerosis-exchange"> Multiple Sclerosis Community</a> may be able to share their experience. <br /><br />To meet and connect with other moms-to-be in your same trimester check out our <a href="http://exchanges.webmd.com/pregnancy-first-trimester-exchange">Pregnancy: First Trimester Community.</a> <br /><br />Best wishes, <br />Elizabeth
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