Aubagio (Teriflunomide) is a prescription medication that is used to reduce flare-ups in people with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). Teriflunomide belongs to the class of medications called immunomodulators. Aubagio is not a cure for MS. This medication works by decreasing lymphocytes (certain immune system cells) which can attack the nerves in your brain and spinal cord. This helps to decrease the number of relapses and may help slow down the physical problems caused by MS. Aubagio is taken once daily or as directed by your doctor. Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it.
Canadian Pharmacy King provides the brand Aubagio from Australia manufactured by Sanofi Aventis. There is no generic available for this medication. This medication is available in the strength of 14 mg tablets only.
The common side effects may include burning or prickly feeling in your skin, diarrhea, hair loss, liver problems, nausea and numbness or tingling in your hands or feet.
Inform your doctor right away if you have any of the following serious side effects such as:
• Body aches;
• Chest pain;
• Fast or racing heartbeats;
• Flu symptoms;
• Loss of appetite;
• Rapid weight gain;
You should not take Aubagio if you are allergic to Terifulnomide or if you have any other allergies. Before you start taking this medication, talk to your doctor about your medical history and about all the medications you take including OTC and herbal medications. Teriflunomide can make you more likely to get infections. Wash your hands well to prevent the spread of infection. Talk to your doctor before you get immunizations or vaccinations. This medication passes into the semen of men who are taking this medication but the effects are not known. Aubagio should not be used during pregnancy. Inform your doctor right away if you get pregnant while taking this medication. Terifulnomide passes into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before you breast-feed a baby.
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