Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Release: Phase III Data Published in Annals of Neurology Show That a Higher Concentration Dose of Glatiramer Acetate Given Three Times a Week Reduced Annualized Relapse Rates in the Treatment of Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis
7/1/2013 8:08:20 AM
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JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) announced today that data from the Glatiramer Acetate Low-frequency Administration (GALA) study, published in the Annals of Neurology, show that a 40mg/ 1mL dose of COPAXONE® (glatiramer acetate injection) administered subcutaneously three times per week significantly reduced relapse rates at 12 months and demonstrated a favorable safety and tolerability profile in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). Currently, the approved dose for COPAXONE® is 20mg/ 1mL, which is a once a day subcutaneous injection.
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