• Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis:

Indications for COPAXONE:

Relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease, and active secondary progressive disease.

Adult:

Supervise 1st dose. Give only by SC inj into arms, abdomen, hips, thighs. Rotate inj sites. ≥18yrs: 20mg once daily or 40mg three times weekly (at least 48hrs apart). The 20mg/mL and 40mg/mL injections are not interchangeable.

Children:

<18yrs: not established.

Warnings/Precautions:

Risk of immediate post-injection reactions. May potentially interfere with immune functions. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacologic Class:

Immunomodulator.

Adverse Reactions:

Inj site reactions, vasodilatation, rash, dyspnea, chest pain, asthenia, infection, pain, nausea, anxiety; rare: lipoatrophy, skin necrosis.

Generic Availability:

YES

How Supplied:

Single-use prefilled syringes 20mg/mL—30; 40mg/mL—12

Pricing for COPAXONE

12 syringes of 40mg/ml carton (Qty: 1)
Appx. price $1798
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