TERIFLUNOMIDE is a Schedule H drug.
Teriflunomide affects the immune system and reduces swelling and inflammation in the nervous system. Teriflunomide is used to reduce flare-ups in people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). Teriflunomide is not a cure for MS.


TERIFLUNOMIDE 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: Dangerous – Studies indicate Human-Fetal Risk

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first

How Do I Take It?

Route of Administration: Oral


Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, fever, infection, diabetes, breathing problems, high blood pressure, elderly and breastfeeding women. Monitor kidney function and potassium level regularly while taking this medication. It may increase WBC counts; monitor complete blood counts regularly while taking this medication. Patient may develop with peripheral neuropathy; if it is so consult with your healthcare provider.

Common Side-Effects

TERIFLUNOMIDE : Diarrhoea, Nausea, Hair Loss

Serious Side-Effects

TERIFLUNOMIDE : Easy Bruising, Shortness Of Breath, Hands Tingling, Flank Pain, Irregular Heartbeat, Fatigue (tiredness)

Rare Side-Effects

TERIFLUNOMIDE : Skin Rash, Cough, Fever, Chills, Throat Soreness, Dizziness, Difficulty Breathing, Face Swelling, Body Itching

Disease Interactions

TERIFLUNOMIDE can interfere with: Bacterial Infection, Viral Inection, Protozoal Infection, Fungal Infection, Primary Immunodeficiency, Acute Liver Failure, Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Peripheral Neuropathy, Pneumonitis, Tuberculosis, Latent Tuberculosis, Vaccination

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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