Gilenya vs Low Dose Naltrexone

Gilenya
(Rx)
Low Dose Naltrexone
Gilenya is a multiple sclerosis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.5
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for MS
2.7
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for MS
3.3
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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September 21, 2010
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,292 Discussions
38,201 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for MS
#2 for RRMS
#3 for PPMS
Gilenya is prescribed for MS and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for MS
#4 for Fibromyalgia
#5 for PPMS
#6 for SPMS
#7 for CFS
#8 for RRMS
Low Dose Naltrexone is approved for MS and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Crohn's Disease and Fibromyalgia, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Gil
Tiredness
10
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
9
Headaches
4
Allergy
3
Depression
3
Hair Loss
2
Common Cold
2
Chicken Pox
2
Bradycardia
2
Nausea
2
Low
Nausea
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Sleep Disorders
2
Vivid Dreams
2
Psoriasis
1
Weight Gain
1
Rash
1
Migraines
1
Itching
1
Burning
1
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Gilenya
Gil
Low Dose Naltrexone
Low
Tiredness
Gil
Low
10
0
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Gil
Low
9
0
Headaches
Gil
Low
4
0
Allergy
Gil
Low
3
0
Depression
Gil
Low
3
0
Hair Loss
Gil
Low
2
0
Common Cold
Gil
Low
2
0
Chicken Pox
Gil
Low
2
0
Bradycardia
Gil
Low
2
0
Nausea
Gil
Low
2
2
Nausea
Low
Gil
2
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Low
Gil
2
0
Sleep Disorders
Low
Gil
2
0
Vivid Dreams
Low
Gil
2
0
Psoriasis
Low
Gil
1
0
Weight Gain
Low
Gil
1
0
Rash
Low
Gil
1
0
Migraines
Low
Gil
1
0
Itching
Low
Gil
1
0
Burning
Low
Gil
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Gilenya during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Gilenya and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Low Dose Naltrexone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 0.5 mg
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fingolimod Hydrochloride
Ingredients not available
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Gilenya and Low Dose Naltrexone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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