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 What is Copaxone?
- Q Is there a generic version of Copaxone?
- Q Are there any risks in taking Copaxone?
- Q Does Copaxone interact with other medications or foods?
- Q How do I handle an adverse reaction after injecting Copaxone?
- Q How does Copaxone work in treating multiple sclerosis (MS)?