You do not have to avoid any activity or food if you are taking Copaxone. You should not take Copaxone if you are allergic to glatiramer acetate or mannitol. Copaxone may interact with another multiple sclerosis drug, Tysabri (natalizumab). You should avoid vaccinations that use a live agent. You should always be careful if you are taking over-the-counter medications or herbal medicines, as these can interact with any prescription drug. Let your doctor know everything that you are taking.
- Q How soon after taking Copaxone will my symptoms improve?
- Q What is Copaxone?
- Q Are there any risks in taking Copaxone?
- Q What happens if I miss a dose of Copaxone?
- Q Does Copaxone interact with other medications or foods?
- Q Who should not take Copaxone?