What is Dimethyl Fumarate 120mg Capsule DR?
Dimethyl Fumarate 120mg Capsule DR is a medicine used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). It works by suppressing the inflammation and immune system that causes nerve damage in MS and helps reduce the worsening of the condition. However, it is not a cure for MS.
How Dimethyl Fumarate 120mg Capsule DR is used?
Dimethyl Fumarate 120mg Capsule DR should be taken as advised by the doctor. You may take it with food to avoid an upset stomach. You may need to get regular blood and urine tests to monitor your blood cells, and kidney and liver function during treatment with this medicine. Take it regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day and do not stop taking until you have completed your dose.
Common side effects of this Capsule:
Some common side effects of this medicine include flushing, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and nausea. If you experience any of these side effects that do not go away or get worse, let your doctor know. They may be able to suggest ways to prejudice or prevent them.
Before using this medicine, tell your doctor if you have low white blood cell counts or an infection. Let your doctor also know of all the medical conditions and about the medicines you are taking to make sure it is safe for you. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor first before using this medicine as it may cause harmful effects to the developing baby.
Brand Name: Sclerifuma
Manufacturer: Sun Pharma