Active ingredients: glatiramer acetate
What it is used for
Reduction of the frequency of relapses in patients with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis.,Treatment of patients with a single clinical event suggestive of multiple sclerosis and at least two clinically silent MRI lesions characteristic of multiple sclerosis, if alternative diagnoses have been excluded.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Subcutaneous. This medicine is injected, usually with a short needle or pen-like device, into the fat just beneath the skin.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear solution in a clear, colourless glass syringe equipped with needle covered by a needle shield, stopper and piston rod.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient glatiramer acetate
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems