Gilenya (Fingolimod)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Gilenya0.5 mg

Generic Equivalent of Gilenya

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Fingolimod0.5 mg

Gilenya Information:

Gilenya (Generic name: Fingolimod) is a new approved medication for the first-line treatment of multiple sclerosis. Multiple sclerosis (MS, also known as an auto-immune disease) is a chronic condition that affects the central nerve system (CNS), especially the brain and the spinal cord. Gilenya is the first oral treatment used to reduce the frequencies of relapses and slow down the development of physical disability caused by MS. Take Gilenya exactly as it was prescribed for you.

Gilenya Side Effects:

The most common Gilenya side effects are back pain, diarrhea, dizziness, flu, headache, loss of appetite, nausea, stomach pain, and tiredness. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as chills, dark urine, fever, infections, irregular heartbeat, jaundice, vision problems, and a sign of serious allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing; itching; rash; swelling), please inform your doctor immediately.

Gilenya Precautions:

Do NOT take Gilenya oral if you are allergic to Fingolimod or any of the ingredients in Gilenya medication. Before taking Gilenya capsules, tell your doctor if you have had any medical conditions such as diabetes, glaucoma, heart disease, high blood pressure, history of fainting, kidney or liver disease, and stomach ulcers. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Gilenya drug, especially of: heart medications, high blood pressure medications, ketoconazole, and vaccines.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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