dimethyl fumarate

noun

Medical Definition of dimethyl fumarate

: a drug C6H8O4 taken by mouth in the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis marked by recurrent attacks of worsening neurological function alternating with periods of partial or complete remission

Note: Dimethyl fumarate is marketed under the trademark Tecfidera.

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“Dimethyl fumarate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dimethyl%20fumarate. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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