PML Death Associated With Tecfidera; FDA Issues Warning

November 25, 2014 9:04 PM

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Following on the heels of a confirmed case of the rare brain infection progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in an MS patient taking dimethyl fumarate, the FDA has just released a warning about the potential for infections in more people

Earlier this month a patient taking dimethyl fumarate (Tecfidera, Biogen Idec) died of pneumonia after developing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), a rare brain infection. Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new warning about the potential for patients on th...

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