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Glatiramer Acetate

Glatiramer Acetate Information

Glatiramer Acetate Benefits & Uses

Glatiramer Acetate is used to treat the following -

Glatiramer Acetate Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Glatiramer Acetate

Glatiramer Acetate

Glatiramer Acetate Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Glatiramer Acetate is used -

  1. Rash
  2. Shortness of Breath
  3. Chest Pain
  4. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  5. Vasolidation
  6. Rhinitis
  7. Nausea or vomiting
  8. Confusion
  9. Weakness
  10. Back Pain
  11. Tremor
  12. Weight gain

Glatiramer Acetate Related Warnings

Is the use of Glatiramer Acetate safe for pregnant women?

There is no side effect of Glatiramer Acetate for pregnant women.

Safe

Is the use of Glatiramer Acetate safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Glatiramer Acetate on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Glatiramer Acetate on the Kidneys?

Glatiramer Acetate is not harmful for kidney.

Safe

What is the effect of Glatiramer Acetate on the Liver?

You can take Glatiramer Acetate without any fear of damage to liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Glatiramer Acetate on the Heart?

Glatiramer Acetate is completely safe for heart.

Safe

Glatiramer Acetate Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Glatiramer Acetate unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Infections
  2. Allergy

Frequently asked Questions about Glatiramer Acetate

Is this Glatiramer Acetate habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Glatiramer Acetate has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Glatiramer Acetate. So it is best to avoid driving.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Glatiramer Acetate only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Glatiramer Acetate is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

नहीं

Glatiramer Acetate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Glatiramer Acetate

Taking Glatiramer Acetate with food is safe.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Glatiramer Acetate

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Glatiramer Acetate with alcohol will be.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Copaxone (glatiramer acetate)