Gilenya vs Tysabri

Gilenya
(Rx)
Tysabri
(Rx)
Gilenya is a multiple sclerosis medication.
Tysabri is a multiple sclerosis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for MS
2.7
Concern level
2.2
Helpfulness
for MS
3.0
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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September 21, 2010
November 23, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
11,298 Discussions
37,769 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
#2 for Relapse
#3 for RRMS
#4 for SPMS
Tysabri is prescribed for MS and Relapse and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Gil
Tiredness
4
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
4
Headaches
2
Allergy
1
Depression
1
Hair Loss
1
Common Cold
1
Bradycardia
1
Chicken Pox
1
Nausea
1
Tys
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
10
Depression
1
UTI
1
Nausea
1
Itching
1
Fever
1
Rash
1
Weight Gain
1
Common Cold
1
Hair Loss
1
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Gilenya
Gil
Tysabri
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Tiredness
Gil
Tys
4
0
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Gil
Tys
4
10
Headaches
Gil
Tys
2
0
Allergy
Gil
Tys
1
0
Depression
Gil
Tys
1
1
Hair Loss
Gil
Tys
1
1
Common Cold
Gil
Tys
1
1
Bradycardia
Gil
Tys
1
0
Chicken Pox
Gil
Tys
1
0
Nausea
Gil
Tys
1
1
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Tys
Gil
10
4
Depression
Tys
Gil
1
1
UTI
Tys
Gil
1
0
Nausea
Tys
Gil
1
1
Itching
Tys
Gil
1
0
Fever
Tys
Gil
1
0
Rash
Tys
Gil
1
0
Weight Gain
Tys
Gil
1
0
Common Cold
Tys
Gil
1
1
Hair Loss
Tys
Gil
1
1
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.
C Category C
Before taking Tysabri during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Gilenya and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tysabri and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection
Dosages
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Capsule: 0.5 mg
Solution: 300 mg/15 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Fingolimod Hydrochloride
Natalizumab
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Gilenya and Tysabri: Should not be taken together. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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