Active ingredients: fingolimod
What it is used for
AKM Fingolimod is indicated for the treatment of adult and paediatric patients of 10 years of age and above with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis to reduce the frequency of relapses and to delay the progression of disability.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off- white powder filled in size 4 hard gelatin capsules, with a white opaque body with two radial band imprinted with yellow ink and bright yellow cap imprinted with FIG 0.5 mg with black ink.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient fingolimod
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems