Drug: teriflunomide

The most common side effects associated with teriflunomide treatment are alopecia (hair thinning or loss), diarrhea, influenza, paresthesia (tingling, burning, prickling or pricking sensations of the skin), and increase in liver enzymes. Serious liver injury, kidney problems, decrease in white blood cell counts, risk for serious infections such as tuberculosis, increase in blood potassium levels (hyperkalemia), increase in blood pressure, breathing problems, and serious skin problems were also reported in clinical studies. REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information.

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Yes

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Film-coated tablets: 7 mg and 14 mg

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The recommended dose is one 7 mg or 14 mg tablet once daily with or without food. Note that a monthly blood test for liver enzyme measurements for 6 months is recommended to detect potential liver problems (see side effects section).

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It is not known whether teriflunomide is secreted into breast milk.

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