Posted from: Thursday, July 02, 2015 - 10:56 AM - Present

Generic to Copaxone Launched

June 18, 2015 - Sandoz and Momenta announced the launch of Glatopa™, an A-rated generic to Teva’s Copaxone® (glatiramer acetate 20mg/mL). Glatopa is available in a single-dose prefilled syringe with a white plunger.

Copaxone is approved for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). This formulation is administered as a once-daily subcutaneous (SC) injection. Glatopa is currently the only FDA-approved generic to Copaxone, but it was not awarded exclusivity. According to IMS Health, annual U.S. sales of Glatopa were $2.4 billion in 2014. 

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