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Vumerity: 7 things you should know

Medically reviewed by Leigh Ann Anderson, PharmD. Last updated on Jan 4, 2024.

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

Vumerity (generic name: diroximel fumarate) is an oral prescription medicine indicated for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in adults. It is given as a twice-daily medicine and may have fewer stomach side effects, like stomach pain, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea and vomiting, compared to Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate).

5. Tips

6. Response and effectiveness

7. Interactions

Note that this list is not all-inclusive and includes only common medications that may interact with Vumerity. You should refer to the prescribing information for a complete list of interactions. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any medicine you start or stop using.


Further information

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Vumerity 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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