When your injection routine works for you, it can help you reach your RMS therapy goals.

  • No weekend injections? No problem. 3-times-a-week COPAXONE® 40 mg should be given, if possible, at approximately the same time on the same 3 days each week, at least 48 hours apart. If you choose Monday, Wednesday, Friday, the weekend is yours! Ask your doctor if 3-times-a-week COPAXONE® 40 mg is right for you.1

An image of the autoject®2 for glass syringe used for administration and usage of COPAXONE®.

autoject®2 for glass syringe, for subcutaneous injection only

  • Either dose of COPAXONE® (20 mg or 40 mg) can be administered by the autoject®2 for glass syringe. The device is available at no charge with your doctor's prescription. Call Teva’s Shared Solutions® at 1-800-887-8100 to request a replacement after 3 years or 1,000 uses, whichever comes first.

How often is COPAXONE® taken?1,2

  • FDA-approved since 2014, 3-times-a-week COPAXONE® 40 mg doses are injected at least 48 hours apart and can be administered manually or with the autoject®2 for glass syringe. Financial assistance may be available for each 1-month supply of 12 pre-filled syringes.

  • FDA-approved since 1996, daily COPAXONE® 20 mg is injected daily, and it’s also administered manually or with the autoject®2 for glass syringe. Find out if you’re eligible for a lower co-pay for each 1-month supply of 30 pre-filled syringes.

Thinking about switching to COPAXONE®? Teva’s Shared Solutions® is here.

  • We can reach out to your doctor on your behalf to request a change in your prescription and send your physician our Prescription and Service Request Form.

  • We will let you know if your doctor wants to see you before writing the new prescription for COPAXONE®, or if they will complete the form and send in your prescription to the pharmacy.

  • Once you have your prescription and are ready to start COPAXONE®, schedule a free, in-home, 1-on-1 injection training with a Teva’s Shared Solutions® nurse.

Learn how a set schedule could help keep you from forgetting to inject, and even help you stay on track with your therapy goals.


COPAXONE® is a prescription medicine that is used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), to include clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease, and active secondary progressive disease, in adults.

Important Safety Information

Do not use COPAXONE® if you are allergic to glatiramer acetate or mannitol.

Serious side effects may happen right after or within minutes after you inject COPAXONE® at any time during your course of treatment. Call your doctor right away if you have any of these immediate post-injection reaction symptoms including: redness to your cheeks or other parts of the body (flushing); chest pain; fast heart beat; anxiety; breathing problems or tightness in your throat; or swelling, rash, hives, or itching. If you have symptoms of an immediate post-injection reaction, do not give yourself more injections until a doctor tells you to.

You can have chest pain as part of an immediate post-injection reaction or by itself. This type of chest pain usually lasts a few minutes and can begin around 1 month after you start using COPAXONE®. Call your doctor right away if you have chest pain while using COPAXONE®.

Damage to the fatty tissue just under your skin’s surface (lipoatrophy) and, rarely, death of your skin tissue (necrosis) can happen when you use COPAXONE®. Damage to the fatty tissue under your skin can cause a “dent” at the injection site that may not go away. You can reduce your chance of developing these problems by following your doctor’s instructions for how to use COPAXONE® and choosing a different injection area each time you use COPAXONE®.

Liver problems, including liver failure, can occur with COPAXONE®. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have symptoms, such as nausea, loss of appetite, tiredness, dark colored urine and pale stools, yellowing of your skin or the white part of your eye, bleeding more easily than normal, confusion, or sleepiness.

The most common side effects of COPAXONE® include redness, pain, swelling, itching, or a lump at the injection site; rash; shortness of breath; flushing; and chest pain.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of COPAXONE®. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You are encouraged to report side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please read the Patient Information in the full Prescribing Information.


  1. COPAXONE® (glatiramer acetate injection) Current Prescribing Information. Teva Neuroscience, Inc.

  2. US Department of Health and Human Services. Supplement approval. Accessed November 18, 2018.

Injections for 3-times-a-week COPAXONE® 40 mg must be at least 48 hours apart.

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