Only GILENYA® combines proven efficacy to cut MS relapses
in half versus a leading injectable in a once-daily* pill.
GILENYA is a prescription medicine used to treat relapsing
forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults. GILEN YA can
decrease the number of MS flare-ups (relapses). GILEN YA
does not cure MS, but it can help slow down the physical
problems that MS causes.
Important Safety Information
You should not take GILENYA if in the last 6 months you experienced
heart attack, unstable angina, stroke or warning stroke, or certain
types of heart failure. Do not take GILEN YA if you have certain
GILEN YA reduced the frequency of relapses by 52% in a 1-year study
vs interferon beta-1a IM, and 54% in a 2-year study vs placebo.
types of an irregular or abnormal heartbeat (arrhythmia), including
a heart finding called prolonged QT, as seen on a test to check the
electrical activity of your heart (ECG) before starting GILEN YA. You
should not take GILEN YA if you take certain medicines that change
your heart rhythm.
Please see additional Important Safety Information on next page.
*GILEN YA can result in a slow heart rate when first taken. Your first dose will be given
in a medical facility where you will be watched for at least 6 hours. If you stop taking
GILEN YA for more than 14 days after your first month of treatment, you will need to
repeat this observation.