FINGOLIMOD is a Schedule H drug.
Fingolimod is an immunosuppressant. It works by keeping immune cells trapped in your lymph nodes so they can’t reach the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Fingolimod is used to treat relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults. This medication will not cure MS, it will only decrease the frequency of relapse symptoms.


FINGOLIMOD is generally used to treat: Multiple Sclerosis

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Oral


Fingolimod can increase your risk of skin cancer. Avoid sunlight or tanning beds. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors. Do not receive a "live" vaccine while using fingolimod, and for 2 months after your last dose. The vaccine may not work as well during this time, and may not fully protect you from disease. Live vaccines include measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), polio, rotavirus, typhoid, yellow fever, varicella (chickenpox), or zoster (shingles). Your blood pressure and heart rate will be constantly monitored for at least 6 hours after your first dose of fingolimod. Caution should be exercised in patients with history of long-term infection, fainting, eye defects, lung or breathing problems, liver or kidney disease, sugar, heart disease, high blood pressure, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Symptoms of Overdosage

FINGOLIMOD over-dosage can result in: Tightness, Chest Pain, Difficulty Breathing

Common Side-Effects

FINGOLIMOD : Bradycardia, Bronchitis, T-Lymphocytopenia, Migraine, Hypertension, Tinea, Back Pain, Eyes Blurred Vision, Dizziness, Loose Motion

Serious Side-Effects

FINGOLIMOD : Shortness Of Breath, Chest Pain, Dizziness, Fainting, Irregular Heartbeat, Fatigue (tiredness), Weakness (generalized), Eyes Pain, Eyes Blurred Vision, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs), Head Headache

Rare Side-Effects

FINGOLIMOD : Nausea, Vomit, Loss Of Appetite, Abdomen Pain, Eyes Yellow Eyes, Dark Colored (brown) Urine

Disease Interactions

FINGOLIMOD can interfere with: Congestive Heart Disease, Hypertension, Bacterial Infection, Fungal Infection, Uveitis, Diabetes Mellitus

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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