Gilenya

Gilenya Description

fingolimod

Manufacturer:

Novartis

Distributor:

DKSH
Full Prescribing Info
Description
0.25 mg hard capsules: Each capsule contains 0.25 mg fingolimod (as hydrochloride).
0.5 mg hard capsules: Each capsule contains 0.5 mg fingolimod (as hydrochloride).
Fingolimod hydrochloride is a synthetic analogue of sphingosine. The chemical designation is 2-amino-2[2-(4-octylphenyl)ethyl]propane-1,3-diol hydrochloride. Its molecular formula is C19H33NO2-HCl and it has a molecular weight of 343.93.
Fingolimod hydrochloride is a white to almost white powder which is freely soluble in water.
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: 0.25 mg hard capsules: mannitol, hydroxypropylcellulose, hydroxypropylbetadex, magnesium stearate, gelatin, titanium dioxide, iron oxide yellow.
0.5 mg hard capsules: mannitol, magnesium stearate, gelatin, titanium dioxide, iron oxide yellow.
Pharmaceutical formulations may vary between countries.
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