glatiramer

n.
a drug that modifies the body's immune response and is used to reduce the frequency of relapses in people with relapsing/remitting multiple sclerosis. It is administered by subcutaneous injection; side-effects include flushing and palpitations. Trade name: Copaxone.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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