FINGOLIMOD - ORAL
Common Brand Name(s): Gilenya
Phonetic Pronunciation: (fin-GOL-i-mod)
Information last revised October 2010
What does FINGOLIMOD - ORAL look like?
Gilenya 0.5 mg Cap
This medication is used to treat a certain type of multiple sclerosis (relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis-MS). It is not a cure for MS but it is thought to help by preventing immune system cells (lymphocytes) from attacking the nerves in your brain and spinal cord. It helps decrease the number of episodes of worsening and may prevent or delay disability.
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