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Glatiramer acetate (Copaxone) (factsheet)

MS is treated by drugs called disease modifying therapies (DMTs). Among the DMTs is a drug called glatiramer acetate which is sold under the brand names Copaxone and Brabio.

Download this factsheet for more detailed information about:

  • who can take the drug 
  • how you take it
  • how good it is at controlling MS side effects
  • the risks of taking it during pregnancy
  • tests you’ll need while you’re on it
  • support for when you’re taking this and other DMTs

This factsheet is available to download and print, or you can order a free copy from the MS Society webshop. You'll also find information on glatiramer acetate (Copaxone) and other DMTs on our webpages

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