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Aubagio: 7 things you should know

Medically reviewed by Carmen Fookes, BPharm. Last updated on Dec 28, 2022.

1. How it works

2. Upsides

3. Downsides

If you are between the ages of 18 and 60, take no other medication or have no other medical conditions, side effects you are more likely to experience include:

Note: In general, seniors or children, people with certain medical conditions (such as liver or kidney problems, heart disease, diabetes, seizures) or people who take other medications are more at risk of developing a wider range of side effects. View complete list of side effects

4. Bottom Line

Aubagio is a selective immunosuppressant that may be used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. It interacts with many other medications and carries a boxed warning about the risk of liver toxicity and harm to a developing baby. Aubagio can persist in the body for up to 2 years once discontinued and an accelerated removal process may be necessary for those who wish to conceive a baby or with intolerable and persisting side effects.

5. Tips

6. Response and effectiveness

7. Interactions

Medicines that interact with Aubagio may either decrease its effect, affect how long it works, increase side effects, or have less of an effect when taken with Aubagio. An interaction between two medications does not always mean that you must stop taking one of the medications; however, sometimes it does. Speak to your doctor about how drug interactions should be managed.

Aubagio interacts with a lot of medications. Examples of medications that may interact with Aubagio include:

Note that this list is not all-inclusive and includes only common medications that may interact with Aubagio. You should refer to the prescribing information for Aubagio for a complete list of interactions.


Further information

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Aubagio only for the indication prescribed.

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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