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must enroll in the TOUCH Prescribing Program and agree
to the program requirements. Plan to see your doctor
3 months after the first infusion, 6 months after the first
infusion, and at least as frequently as 6 months thereafter.
• TYSABRI does not cure MS and has not been studied longer
than two years or in patients with chronic progressive MS.
TYSABRI is not approved for use in patients under age 18.
• You should not receive TYSABRI if you have PML or are
allergic to TYSABRI or any of its ingredients.
• TYSABRI is not recommended if you have a medical
condition that can weaken your immune system, such
as HIV infection or AIDS, leukemia or lymphoma, organ
transplant, or others, or if you are taking medicines that
weaken your immune system.
• Talk with your doctor about all of the medicines you take or
have taken. TYSABRI may increase your chance of getting
an unusual or serious infection. You should not take TYSABRI
if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or nursing.
• TYSABRI may cause liver damage. Symptoms of liver
damage include yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice),
unusual darkening of the urine, nausea, feeling tired or
weak, or vomiting. Blood tests can be done to check
for liver damage. Call your doctor right away if you
experience any symptoms of liver damage.
• Other serious side effects with TYSABRI include allergic
reactions (e.g., hives, itching, trouble breathing, chest
pain, dizziness, wheezing, chills, rash, nausea, flushing
of skin, low blood pressure), including serious allergic
reactions (e.g., anaphylaxis) and infections. Serious
allergic reactions usually happen within 2 hours of the
start of the infusion, but can happen any time after
receiving TYSABRI. Tell your doctor or nurse right away
if you have any symptom of an allergic reaction. You may
need treatment if you are having an allergic reaction.
TYSABRI may increase your chance of getting an unusual or
serious infection, because it can affect your immune system.
• Common side effects include headache, urinary tract
infection, lung infection, pain in your arms and legs,
vaginitis, stomach area pain, feeling tired, joint pain,
depression, diarrhea, and rash. Tell your doctor about
any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of
prescription drugs to the FDA.
or call 1-800-FDA-1088.