Ever since I started taking daily copaxone shots, my skin has an itchy, ugly, never ending rash, mostly on my lower extremeties. It may look similar to impetigo, and will not go away. I have never had such bad skin as I do now, at age 62.
14 Apr 2011
You must contact your doctor immediately!
"Some side effects can be serious. The following symptoms are uncommon, but if you experience any of them, call your doctor immediately. In some cases, your doctor may tell you to stop using glatiramer:
... skin rash, hives, itching... "
- Copaxone Information for Consumers
- Copaxone Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Copaxone (detailed)
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