How to Take Glatiramer and Dose of Glatiramer


Find out how to take Glatiramer (drug) and its dose. Describes the best time to take the drug and precautions if any that should be followed.

How to take Glatiramer


How it should be taken  

It comes as a solution to inject under the skin (subcutaneously) by a healthcare provider, once a day.

Dosage & When it is to be taken

SC: The recommended dose is 20mg/day.

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications) 

Hypersensitivity.

Why it is prescribed (Indications)  

This medication is an immunomodulator, used to treat multiple sclerosis. It stops the body from damaging its own nerve cells. 

Warnings and Precautions  

Patient may experience with the following symptoms: flushing, chest pain, pounding heartbeat, anxiety, trouble in breathing, closing of the throat, and hives. If any of these symptoms become severe, consult with your doctor.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Storage Conditions  

Keep it in refrigerator (2C to 8C); do not freeze it.
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