This medication is an immunomodulator, used to treat multiple sclerosis. It stops the body from damaging its own nerve cells.
SC: The recommended dose is 20mg/day.
It comes as a solution to inject under the skin (subcutaneously) by a healthcare provider, once a day.
• Patient may experience with the following symptoms: flushing, chest pain, pounding heartbeat, anxiety, trouble in breathing, closing of the throat, and hives. If any of these symptoms become severe, consult with your doctor.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Most Common:
Injection site reaction, dilatation of blood vessels, rash, runny nose, difficulty in breathing and chest pain.
• Heart: Palpitation and fast heart rate.
• Eye : Eye disorder and double vision.
• Gastrointestinal : Nausea, vomiting and difficulty in swallowing.
• Local Reaction : Redness, itching and inflammation.
• Hypersensitivity : Influenza, inflammation of nose, bronchus, stomach and vaginal fungal infection.
• Metabolic : Increase in weight.
• Musculoskeletal : Back pain and benign skin cancer.
• Central Nervous System : Tremor, headache, fainting, abnormal thinking, speech disorder, psychiatric disorder, anxiety and nervousness.
• Genitourinary: Urinary urgency and painful menstruation.
• Respiratory: Cough and spasm.
• Skin : Itching, rash and hives.
• ENT: Ear pain.
• Miscellaneous: Chills, loss of appetite, fever and swelling in the face and leg region.
Avoid excess dosage.
Keep it in refrigerator (2°C to 8°C); do not freeze it.
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