Fingolimod
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Fingolimod?

(fin GOL i mod)

• This medicine is used to decrease the number of relapses with multiple sclerosis.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have any eye problems, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have lung disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Use birth control that you can trust, during treatment, and for 2 months after treatment ends.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Flu-like symptoms. These include headache, weakness, fever, shakes, aches, pains, and...

 
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