Glatiramer Acetate

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Your child needs to take the medicine called glatiramer acetate (say: gla-TER-a-mer) for multiple sclerosis. This information sheet explains what glatiramer acetate does and how to give it to your child. It also explains what side effects or problems your child may have when they receive this medicine.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about glatiramer acetate and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about glatiramer acetate, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: March 9th 2010