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Copaxone: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects

Uses of Copaxone

Copaxone is approved by the FDA to treat some forms of multiple sclerosis in adults. These include:

– Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis: This form is characterized by periods of remission followed by periods of relapses.

– Clinically isolated syndrome: People with this type may experience a period of multiple sclerosis-like symptoms that last more than 1 day.

– Active secondary progressive multiple sclerosis: With this type, the symptoms worsen gradually, but relapses may still occur. [2]