Are you and your healthcare provider considering VUMERITY® (diroximel fumarate)? If so, there are a few important topics to discuss. To help prepare for your discussion, you can learn more below.
It’s important to tell your healthcare provider if you experience an allergic reaction to VUMERITY or any of its ingredients.
Before taking VUMERITY, it’s also important to talk with your healthcare provider about the potential serious side effects associated with it. Serious side effects of VUMERITY include:
PML is a rare brain infection that usually leads to death or severe disability over a period of weeks or months. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you get any of these symptoms of PML:
Your healthcare provider should check your white blood cell count before you start VUMERITY, 6 months after starting treatment, and then every 6-12 months thereafter as they feel necessary.
Your healthcare provider should do blood tests to check your liver function before you start taking VUMERITY and during treatment if needed. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you get any symptoms of a liver problem during treatment, including:
Your healthcare provider should do a blood test before you start treatment with VUMERITY and while you’re on therapy.
It’s important to talk with your healthcare provider about the most common side effects of VUMERITY. Read more about them below.
Flushing and stomach problems are the most common reactions, especially at the start of therapy, and may decrease over time. Call your healthcare provider if you have any of these symptoms and they bother you or do not go away.