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 do I handle an adverse reaction after injecting Copaxone?
- Q What should I know about Copaxone before taking it?
- Q What is Copaxone?
- Q How does Copaxone work in treating multiple sclerosis (MS)?
- Q Does Copaxone interact with other medications or foods?
- Q Is Copaxone safe for pregnant or breastfeeding women?