One-month storage OK'd for MS drug

June 1, 2007

Glatiramer is indicated for the reduction of the frequency of relapses in ambulatory patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis and is administered as a subcutaneous injection once daily.

Glatiramer acetate injection (Copaxone, Teva/Sanofi-Aventis) can now be stored for up to one month at room temperature following approval of the application that extended the room temperature storage life from the previously approved seven days. Glatiramer is indicated for the reduction of the frequency of relapses in ambulatory patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis and is administered as a subcutaneous injection once daily.

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