MÆDICA - a Journal of Clinical Medicine | Vol. 8, nr. 4, 2013

ISSN 1841-9038  |  e-ISSN 2069-6116
ISSN-L 1841-9038


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Teriflunomide – A New Oral Agent for Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Teriflunomide is an oral immunomodu lator, an active metabolite of leflunomide. Leflunomide is used in the long-term treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and is metabolized to te riflunomide in vivo.

The mechanism of action of teriflunomide is linked to reversibly inhibition of dihydroorotate dehydrogenase, a mithocondrial enzyme involved in de novo synthesis of pyrimidine for DNA replication. The consequence of this mechanism of action is the blockade of activation and proliferation of stimulated lymphocytes (T and B cells).

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