About Tecfidera® (dimethyl fumarate)

Push Back on Relapsing MS With Tecfidera

The Tecfidera pill can help

Tecfidera is a pill that you take twice a day with or without food. It is approved by the FDA to treat people with relapsing MS. Tecfidera can help you push back against relapsing MS by:

  • Cutting relapses
  • Delaying physical disability progression
  • Slowing the development of brain lesions

Why the Tecfidera Pill

Understand the benefits of Tecfidera by taking a look at results from a clinical study… More

Taking Tecfidera

Remembering to take your relapsing MS treatment regularly is important so that it can work the best it can for you…More

Tecfidera Side Effects

Learn about the side effects of Tecfidera, and hear about patients' experiences… More

Additional Resources

Discover other support services designed to help you, such as discussion guides and caregiver information… More

Why I chose Tecfidera

See why real patients and their healthcare providers chose to treat their relapsing MS with Tecfidera.

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Indication

Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) is a prescription medicine used to treat people with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis.

Important Safety Information

Important Safety Information and Indication

Before taking and while you take Tecfidera, tell your doctor about any low white blood cell counts or infections or any other medical conditions.

What are the possible side effects of Tecfidera?

Tecfidera may cause serious side effects including decreases in your white blood cell count. Your doctor may check your white blood cell count before you take Tecfidera and from time to time during treatment.

The most common side effects of Tecfidera include flushing and stomach problems. These can happen especially at the start of treatment and may decrease over time. Call your doctor if these symptoms bother you or do not go away.

These are not all the possible side effects of Tecfidera. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. For more information go to dailymed.nlm.nih.gov.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Tecfidera will harm your unborn baby or if it passes into your breast milk. Also tell your doctor if you are taking prescription or over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements.

For additional important safety information, please see full Prescribing Information and Patient Information. This is not intended to replace discussions with your doctor.