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What If I Take an Overdose?

An overdose with Gilenya can cause a dangerously low heart rate and heart rhythm problems. If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
 
(Click Gilenya Overdose for more information.)
 

How Should Gilenya Be Stored?

Gilenya should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you forget to take your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the one you missed, and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 
If you forget to take your dose for one or more days within the first two weeks of treatment, let your healthcare provider know. Your healthcare provider may want to monitor you when you start taking Gilenya again, to make sure your heart rate does not drop too low.
 

Available Strengths

This medication comes in one strength -- Gilenya 0.5-mg capsules.
 

Can I Buy Generic Gilenya?

This medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Gilenya for more information).
 
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