Gilenya

moogie16's Gilenya History (Stopped)
Gilenya (fingolimod)
0.5 mg Daily Mar 14 - May 23, 2012
Stopped Side effects too severe May 23, 2012

moogie16's Gilenya is for…

  • to slow down progression
  • Multiple Sclerosis

moogie16's side effects of Gilenya…

  • Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) May 7, 2012
  • Vision loss May 7, 2012
  • Gastritis May 7, 2012
  • Cognitive decline May 7, 2012
  • Difficulty speaking (dysarthria) May 10, 2012
  • Weight loss May 7, 2012

Evaluations


May 24, 2012

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for to slow down progression)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia), Vision loss, Gastritis, Cognitive decline, Difficulty speaking (dysarthria), Weight loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
I am able to walk better, have better gait, less spasicity in my legs. I believe the problem is drug interaction with Synthroid. We'll soon find out.
Cost
< $25 monthly

May 11, 2012

Dosage
0.5 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for to slow down progression)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia), Vision loss, Gastritis, Cognitive decline, Difficulty speaking (dysarthria), Weight loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
I'm not as emotional as I was on Tysabri
Cost
< $25 monthly

About Gilenya (Prescription Drug)

Gilenya, a brand name for the drug fingolimod, is used to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) by decreasing the number of MS flare-ups (relapses).

Learn more about Gilenya in our Gilenya Community Report.