(Dimethyl Fumarate)

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CinnoTec® contains dimethyl fumarate which is also known by its chemical name, dimethyl (E) butenedioate, C6H8O4. It has the following structure:

Dimethyl fumarate is a white to off-white powder that is highly soluble in water with a molecular mass of 144.13.

CinnoTec® is provided as hard gelatin delayed-release capsules for oral administration, containing 120 mg or 240 mg of dimethyl fumarate. consisting of the following inactive ingredients: microcrystalline cellulose, silicified microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, talc, silica colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate, triethyl citrate, methacrylic acid copolymer - Type A, methacrylic acid copolymer dispersion, simethicone (30% emulsion), sodium lauryl sulphate, and polysorbate 80.

Indication and Usage

CinnoTec® is indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis.