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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 -
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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 -
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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 -
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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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Cysts/boils related to MS?

Good Moring

My bf has recurring remitting MS. He has been on Copaxone for about nine month, no serious side effects. He is a Welder by trade. About two weeks ago, he accidentally gave himself a burn on his neck. Put Aloe Vera(plant form)on the burn, and shortly thereafter seemed to develop a reaction(hives)so stopped the Aloe and went to Dr. Dr gave him cortisone cream and told him to take Reactine.

Now he still ...
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Teva's Copaxone appeal decision delayed by U.S.supreme court

Teva's Copaxone appeal decision delayed by U.S. supreme court

The U.S. Supreme Court deferred a decision on whether to hear an appeal by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. that aims to delay generic competition to its top-selling Copaxone multiple-sclerosis drug..... Read More -
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Generics, 40 mg. Copaxone and Teva

Interesting week trying to get Jeff's Copaxone 20mg. refilled. Has this happened to anyone else??

Accredo giving us the run around, wouldn't fill prescription. Said we'd missed the "one day prior authorization cut off" ???
After spending all morning on the phone with insurance, neuro and the pharmacy----I think I know what's going on.

Teva does not want to lose business with all the new generics.
The stand to lose a half billion dollars.
Generic ...
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FDA approves three-times-a-week Copaxone

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Company's supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for three-times-a-week Copaxone 40mg/mL, a new dose of Copaxone . This new formulation will allow for a less frequent dosing regimen administered subcutaneously for patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). In addition to the newly approved dose, daily Copaxone 20 mg/mL will continue to be available. The daily subcutaneous injection ...
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No mri

Hi..I am neg lyme and lupus with many MS symptoms. Buzzing sensation left leg, black hole in vision, burning sensation left neck and back, foggy headed, feel bruised on left arm but no bruising. Neuro said non contrast brain mri was clean so it cannot be MS. Can I have cognitive issues if there are lesions on spine and not brain? He did not seem to think further testing is necessary but did not have ...
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