What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Gilenya to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Contraindicated or Not Recommended: TERATOGENIC/EMBRYOTOXIC IN ANIMALS; DISCONTINUATION MAY INCR MATERNAL DISABILITY

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: SERIOUS ADVERSE EFFECTS POSSIBLE; EXCRETED IN RATS

If you are an adult over 60

Giving Gilenya to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Risk of bradycardia, AV block. Potential risk of developmental delay, reduced bone mineral density, neuro-behavioral impairment. Safety and efficacy not established age < 10 years.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Ensure vaccinations completed prior to therapy. Risk of bradycardia, AV block. Monitor heart rate and for seizure activity

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