Copaxone

Active Ingredient(s): Glatiramer
FDA Approved: * December 20, 1996
Pharm Company: * TEVA
Category: Multiple Sclerosis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Copaxone Overview

Glatiramer acetate (also known as Copolymer 1, Cop-1, or Copaxone) is an immunomodulator medication currently used to treat multiple sclerosis. Glatiramer acetate is approved in the United States to reduce the frequency of relapses, but not for reducing the progression of disability. Observational studies, but not randomized controlled trials, suggest that it may reduce progression of disability. While a conclusive diagnosis of multiple sclerosis requires a history of two or more episodes of ...

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P.T.S.D., Shingles, M.S. Pain issue

Been treated for the PTSD since 1996, many different meds and therapy, M.S. since 1998, have done the big 3 meds, copaxone, rebif, avonex, on none now, back surgery in 2000 from car wreck, I have a G.P. a pain doc, and a shrink. I got shingles on 2/28. I am on 150mgs Wellbruton, Fentayl 50mg. patch, 1600 mgs. neurotin, 15mgs methodone. Did the valtrex, steroids. Tryed Lyrica, swelling of ankles, super depression. Today G.P. gave me a script for Amitriptyline. I was on Elavil at one point, did no good for depression, does anyone think that this will help with the nerve pain from the shingles. I feel these guys are using me for a test subject. Should the G.P. be giving me mood elevators when I have a shrink that I see weekly? The only thing that seems to be helping is the methadone, that ...

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generic glatirimer acetate

generic Copaxone ## Does anyone know anything about when generic Copaxone will be available? I know there is one company that has a version awaiting FDA approval as of Dec. 2007.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Glatiramer
  • For Solution: 20mg/vial
  • Injection: 20mg, 20mg/ml, 40mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Copaxone: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 68546-317 Copaxone 20 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
  • 68546-325 Copaxone 40 mg/ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Teva Neuroscience, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Glatiramer or a similar ingredient: (2 results)






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