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First generic medication for MS developed

New study finds a generic version of Copaxone to be just as effective, safe.

A new study on the first generic medication for Multiple Sclerosis is showing promising results when compared to the widely-used name brand medication, Copaxone...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/copaxone
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Teva’s Copaxone patent problems continue

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd is in trouble again for its multiple sclerosis (MS) injectable drug-Copaxone, as other drug manufacturers seek to launch their own generic versions of the drug. Teva has been fighting patent battles to ward off other pharmaceutical companies from making generic copies of Copaxone.

Copaxone makes up one-fifth of the company’s sales, but it is expected to lose 50% of its revenues by 2016, after its generic copies are launched. To deal ...
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Lipoatrophy occurrence for MS patients using Copaxone.......

Lipoatrophy occurrence for MS patients using Copaxone higher than originally thought

The risk of developing lipoatrophy for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients administrated with glatiramer acetate is greater than 60 percent, according to a study developed at the Riverside Medical Clinic that reviewed 73 MS patients. It was already known that the drug could cause the condition, however the rate is higher than what was originally thought, according to the study........... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/copaxone
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Teva sues FDA over bid to block approval of generic Copaxone

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. sued U.S. regulators seeking to block approval of a generic version of its multiple-sclerosis drug Copaxone, a product that accounts for more than half the company’s revenue and is set to go off patent on May 24............ Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/copaxone
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Copaxone at 40 ml

For those who have already switched to the new dosing would you mind sharing any thoughts on it? I am specifically interested in hearing about side effects. I know this is a very new dosing change but would like to hear from anyone who has done it. Thank you.
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US Supreme court declines to block Copaxone ruling

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's bestselling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month.

The decision is a victory for rivals challenging the patents of Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., maker of the drug Copaxone.... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/copaxone
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Teva asks Supreme court to stay ruling in Copaxone case

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop a lower court ruling from going into effect while the justices consider an appeal in a patent fight over Teva's top-selling multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/copaxone
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Bone pain with Copaxone?

I have been dealing with various bone pain in feet, hips and knees for about the last 3 years. Has anyone else experienced bone pain? I have had many X-rays and MRIs and nothing significantly wrong can be found besides my MS. My neuro says pain is not related to my MS. I saw ortho last week and he asked if it could be a side effect of Copaxone. This thought never occurred to me ...
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US supreme court to hear appeal of generic MS drug case

As the world’s largest maker of generic drugs, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has been critical of brand-name manufacturers that try to block generic versions of their high-priced medicines.

But Teva is now emulating its rivals, mounting an aggressive effort to stave off generic versions of Copaxone, its big-selling brand-name drug for multiple sclerosis, which is set to lose patent protection late in May...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/copaxone
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Injection Tracking App for Windows 8 mobile devices

I created this app for myself to plan and track my Copaxone injections. It may help you too. The app is patterned after the shot book from Shared Solutions. I've filled out 5 copies of that but I like using my app better. I find that I'm able to follow the planned shot rotation better and I take much better notes because the app makes it easy.

NOTE: I have updated my app to handle ...
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