Glatiramer Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Multiple Sclerosis

20 mg subcutaneously once a day or 40 mg subcutaneously three times a week.

Comments:
For the three times a week dosage regimen, each dose must be separated by at least 48 hours.

Approved indication:
For the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis

Renal Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Liver Dose Adjustments

Data not available

Precautions

The only recommended route of administration of glatiramer injection is the subcutaneous route. glatiramer should not be administered by the intravenous route.

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Because glatiramer acetate can modify immune response, it could possibly interfere with useful immune function.

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