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Glatiramer Acetate



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Category


Chemical Name

L-Glutamic acid polymer wit L-alanine, L-lysine and L-tyrosine, acetate (salt)

Foreign Name

  • Glatiramer acetat (German)

Generic Names

  • Glatiramer Acetate (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • 147245-92-9 (IS: CAS, old)
  • COP 1 (IS: Teva)
  • Copolymer 1 (IS)
  • Copolymer I (IS: synthetic peptide)
  • Glat copolymer (IS)
  • Tgal copolymer (IS)

Brand Names

  • Copaxone
    bioCSL, New Zealand; CSL, Australia; Elmor, Venezuela; Med, Turkey; Medco, Peru; Novamed, Colombia; Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska); Pliva Hrvatska, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal; Teva, Argentina; Teva, Austria; Teva, Belgium; Teva, Bulgaria; Teva, Brazil; Teva, Czech Republic; Teva, Denmark; Teva, Estonia; Teva, Egypt; Teva, Greece; Teva, Hungary; Teva, Israel; Teva, Iceland; Teva, Lithuania; Teva, Malta; Teva, Netherlands; Teva, Norway; Teva, Romania; Teva, Serbia; Teva, Sweden; Teva, Slovenia; Teva, Slovakia; Teva, Taiwan; Teva Canada Innovation, Canada; Teva Italia, Italy; Teva Mexico, Mexico; Teva Pharma, Switzerland; Teva Pharma, Germany; Teva Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland; Teva Pharmaceuticals, South Africa; Teva Santé, France
  • Copaxone Teva
    Teva, Latvia
  • Glitaxon
    Medis, Tunisia

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OSOfficial Synonym
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