How does fingolimod (Gilenya) interact with other medications or foods?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

If you are taking any of the following medications, fingolimod can lead to side effects and should be avoided:

  • class Ia or class III antiarrhythmia drug
  • ceritinib
  • denosumab
  • an immunosuppressive drug
  • leflunomide
  • mifepristone
  • natalizumab
  • pimecrolimus
  • a drug that prolongs the QTc interval
  • tacrolimus
  • tofacitinib

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