Fingolimod

Pharm Company: * AUROBINDO PHARMA LTD
Category: Multiple Sclerosis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Fingolimod Overview

Fingolimod (INN, trade name Gilenya, Novartis) is an immunomodulating drug, mostly used for treating multiple sclerosis (MS).[1] It has reduced the rate of relapses in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis by approximately one-half over a two-year period.[2] Fingolimod is a sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor modulator, which sequesters lymphocytes in lymph nodes, preventing them from contributing to an autoimmune reaction. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Adverse e...

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Gilenya - Fingolimod does it trigger Depression?

I am on day 10 just started Gilenya with 6 other MS people. The first 5 days were fine then fatigue started big time sleeping 10 hrs a day, felt very teary, anxious and overwhelmed. By day 7 I couldnt stop the tears, no energy couldnt speak to anyone, felt so isolated and worried is this what my life is going to be like on this new ms drug? I have searched on the net ans some are saying it relieves depression? Im not on anti-depressants and I dont want to go on them, I go to the gym to keep me emotionally and physically ms at bay. Im 50 yrs old and have had ms since I was 19yrs Ive been blind and had every disability due to ms.. Ive been very lucky to over come every one.. My dilema now is secondary progressive lesions on my brain and my spine too many to count... Ive been lucky never u...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Fingolimod
  • Capsule: 0.25mg, 0.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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Gilenya - Fingolimod does it trigger Depression?
I am on day 10 just started Gilenya with 6 other MS people. The first 5 days were fine then fatigue started big time sle... 11 replies






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