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org/posts/Multiple-Sclerosis/Why-generic-MS-drugs-wont-be-cheap/show/1641782 A generic glatiramer acetate will likely appear far sooner than generic versions of any of the interferons. There are no generic drug modifiers at present. I don't think the Copaxone patent even expires until 2014. I assume Teva is in court now because wanna-be generic manufactures need to get the process started now if they hope to be in production for product release in 2014.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing Mylan Pharmaceutical Inc.'s abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for Glatiramer Acetate Injection (20 mg/mL), a generic version of Teva's Copaxone®, a product indicated for the treatment of multiple sclerosis. This will probably take awhile before a generic is available in the U.S., but at least Teva will no longer have a one of a kind MS drug.
, interferon-beta, glatiramer acetate, high-dose IV immunoglobulins, monoclonal antibodies against a-4 integrin and steroids) Convenient - oral administration is easier for patients costs to produce and store these compounds are lower than existing treatments http://www.ctsaip.org/create-pdf.cfm?
There are generic versions of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate) coming out from Momenta Pharmaceuticals and Mylan. The FDA rejected a petition from Teva in March which should clear the way for a generic to be made available. That's about the only one I know of.
But then there is an open-label comparator in which patients are on one of the approved therapies to get an idea of how the 2 populations, followed prospectively, would do. Those are the results that we have seen this week with BG-12. They used glatiramer acetate as a comparator. Laquinimod was another pill that came out. They used interferon-beta-1A as a comparator.
, interferon-beta, glatiramer acetate, high-dose IV immunoglobulins, monoclonal antibodies against a-4 integrin and steroids) Convenient - oral administration is easier for patients costs to produce and store these compounds are lower than existing treatments http://www.ctsaip.org/create-pdf.cfm?
The goal of treatment is to control symptoms and help you maintain your normal activities. Copaxone or glatiramer acetate is approved for treating MS. Steroids may also be used to decrease the severity of attacks. Support groups are invaluable. The best outlook are females, people who were young (less than 30 years) when the disease started, people with infrequent attacks, with a relapsing-remitting pattern and who have limited disease on imaging studies.
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