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what is the difference between avonex (interferon beta 1a) and copaxone?

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Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Two different drugs: Avonex (interferon beta 1a) is betainterferon 1a (like rebif) Copaxone is a copolymer with a different type of action. Rebif is subcutaneous injections 3x per week. Copaxone is daily s/c injection.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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