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Teru MS 14mg Tablet

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Teru MS 14mg Tablet is used for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS).

You should take Teru MS 14mg Tablet as advised by the doctor. You may take it with food to avoid an upset stomach. Doctor may get regular blood and urine tests done to monitor your blood cells, kidney and liver function during treatment with this medicine.

It may cause headache, nausea, hair loss and diarrhea. You should not consume alcohol while taking this medicine as it may worsen your side effects.

Uses of Teru Tablet

  • Relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS)

Side effects of Teru Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Teru

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Hair loss
  • Abnormal liver function tests

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Hair loss
    Use gentle hair products such as baby shampoo. Use a soft brush and comb gently. Avoid using hairdryers, curling tongs or hair straighteners and pat your hair dry after washing. Do not color your hair. Protect your scalp by covering your head in the sun. It is necessary to not take the stress and eat a balanced, nutritious diet as it is vital for the health of your hair.
  • Coping with Abnormal liver function tests
    There may be no symptoms, so your doctor should carry out a blood test and give you advice. Some lifestyle changes can bring down levels of liver enzymes. In general, you will need to stop drinking alcohol or limit the amount you drink, lose weight and keep active. Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. Eat a healthy diet. Some particular foods like nuts, fatty fish, coffee, tea, olive oil, sprouts and bananas may be beneficial. Try to control stress as this can make your symptoms worse.

How to use Teru Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Teru MS 14mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Teru Tablet works

Teru MS 14mg Tablet is an immunomodulatory medication. It works by limiting the function of specific immune cells (T and B cells) that cause nerve damage in multiple sclerosis.

Safety Advice

Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Teru MS 14mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Teru MS 14mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Teru MS 14mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Teru MS 14mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Teru MS 14mg Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • Teru MS 14mg Tablet helps treat multiple sclerosis.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Do not chew, crush or break the tablets as they have a special coating  to help prevent irritation of your stomach.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking this medicine as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Your doctor may get regular blood and urine tests done to monitor your blood cells, kidney and liver function during treatment with this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice any signs of infection such as fever, sore throat, rash or severe diarrhea.
  • Do not take Teru MS 14mg Tablet if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Use a reliable contraceptive method to prevent pregnancy.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Trifluoromethylbenzene Derivative
Habit Forming

Patient Concerns

Suffering from multiple siclorises (MS) want treatment for this problem nd feeling too much weakness in body always drowzy
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Some medicine can help They are costly Show to a neurologist
I have MS( Multiple Sclerosis) And treated with so many allopathy treatments . Recently had my 2 nd attack which s little severe . I know there s no cure . But i am tired of medicine which gives so many side effects . Hoping for some kind of improvement in my health .
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Hi PATIENT your problem you need to consult to Ayurvedic Panchkarma center at your city
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