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Side Effects

List Gilenya side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Gilenya:

Common side effects of Gilenya:

  • Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
  • BackacheSevere
  • BronchitisSevere
  • DiarrheaSevere
  • Trouble BreathingSevere
  • CoughLess Severe
  • DepressionLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Intense Abdominal PainLess Severe
  • Pain in Arms or LegsLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • The FluLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Gilenya:

  • Abnormally Low Blood PressureSevere
  • Decreased White Blood CellsSevere
  • High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • InfectionSevere
  • Migraine HeadacheSevere
  • Slow HeartbeatSevere
  • Blurred VisionLess Severe
  • Decrease in Air Exhaled by LungsLess Severe
  • Decreased Number of Lymphocytes in the BloodLess Severe
  • EczemaLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Fungal Infection of the Skin with Yellow PatchesLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the Lining of the Stomach and IntestinesLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • Pain in the EyeLess Severe
  • Roughened Red Patches of Skin due to Sun ExposureLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Rare side effects of Gilenya:

  • Abnormal Heart RhythmSevere
  • Atrioventricular Heart BlockSevere
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma of the SkinSevere
  • Brain-Capillary Leak SyndromeSevere
  • Chest PainSevere
  • Feeling FaintSevere
  • Heart Throbbing or PoundingSevere
  • Herpes Simplex InfectionSevere
  • Infection with Cryptococcus FungusSevere
  • Low EnergySevere
  • Macular EdemaSevere
  • Malignant LymphomaSevere
  • Progressive Disease in the White Matter of the BrainSevere
  • ShinglesSevere
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Selected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. This copyrighted material has been downloaded from a licensed data provider and is not for distribution, expect as may be authorized by the applicable terms of use.

CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

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