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Fingolimod
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FINGOLIMOD may help prevent relapses of multiple sclerosis. This medicine is not a cure. Compare sphingosine receptor modulators.
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Fingolimod Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or healthcare professional if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse.

After the first dose, you will be watched for at least 6 hours. If you miss more than 1 dose within the first 2 weeks of treatment, if you do not take it for more than 7 days during weeks 3 or 4 of treatment, or if you do not take this medicine for at least 2 weeks after taking it for at least a month, do not start taking it again without talking with your doctor. You will need to be watched again for at least 6 hours after the first dose.

This medicine may stay in your body for up to 2 months after your last dose. Tell your doctor about any unusual symptoms. If you're a woman, do not get pregnant for at least 2 months after your last dose. If you do get pregnant, tell your doctor.

Tell your doctor or health care professional right away if you have any change in your eyesight.

Talk with your doctor if you have not had chickenpox or the vaccine for chickenpox.

Your vision and blood may be tested before and during use of this medicine.

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Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Blurred vision

chills

cough

cough-producing mucus

diarrhea

difficult or labored breathing

dizziness

fever

general feeling of discomfort or illness

headache

joint pain

loss of appetite

muscle aches and pains

nausea

nervousness

pounding in the ears

runny nose

shivering

slow or fast heartbeat

sore throat

sweating

tightness in the chest

trouble sleeping

unusual tiredness or weakness

vomiting

Less common

Black, tarry stools

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

chest pain or discomfort

cough or hoarseness

headache, severe and throbbing

lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

swollen glands

unusual bleeding or bruising

Incidence not known

Weight loss

yellow skin and eyes

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Back pain

pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

stuffy nose

Less common

Abdominal or stomach pain

decreased weight

depression

eye pain

hair loss or thinning of the hair

itching in the genital or other skin areas

itching skin

lack or loss of strength

scaling

skin rash, encrusted, scaly, and oozing

weakness

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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