Copaxone Drug

Important Information about Copaxone Drug

  • Copaxone is a combination of four amino acids (proteins) that affect the immune system.
  • The generic name of Copaxone is glatiramer.
  • Before taking Copaxone tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs.

Copaxone serious side effects are:

  • Chest pain
  • Fast heart rate
  • Fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms
  • Severe pain where the injection is given.

Less serious Copaxone side effects include:

  • Redness, minor pain, swelling, irritation, or a hard lump where the injection was given
  • Warmth, redness, or tingly feeling under the skin
  • Weakness, dizziness
  • White patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips
  • Joint pain
  • Nausea, diarrhea
  • Muscle tension or stiffness
  • Runny nose
  • Changes in your menstrual periods
  • Increased urge to urinate.