Three months on Gilenya

Gilenya, or Fingolimod, is the first approved oral disease modifying drug for MS.

Three months on Gilenya

Postby pballer76 » Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:59 pm

Well I have been on a Gilenya for 3 months.
No flares or anything. Easiest med I have been on for MS.
My neuro wants 1st blood work between 3 & 4 months.
How often is blood work typically done?
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Re: Three months on Gilenya

Postby CaliReader » Sat Jun 07, 2014 7:19 am

I'm on a schedule of every 6 months for eye exam, liver testing, blood count. So far, everything is fine.
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Re: Three months on Gilenya

Postby simonelea » Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:21 pm

I have been on Gilenya since March 2013 and so far (touch wood!!), everything is ok. No relapses which is brilliant. However I think I am regularly experiencing some of the side effects (low back pain, head aches, nausea & diarrhoea) which can be annoying but I guess things could be worse!
Keep smiling!
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