Leflunomide

FDA Approved: * September 13, 2005
Pharm Company: * BARR
Category: Arthritis

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Leflunomide Overview

Leflunomide (original brand name Arava) is an immunosuppressive disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD),[2] used in active moderate-to-severe rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. It is a pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor that works by inhibiting dihydroorotate dehydrogenase.[3] Bottle of Leflunomide (Arava) and tablet Contents 1 Medical use 2 Side effects 2.1 Contraindications 2.2 Interactions 3 Mechanism of action 4 Pharmacokinetics 5 Leflu...

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side effects of leflunomide

I have Lupus/RA. I noticed before even starting this drug I was waking up at night with barely any blood flow in my extremities. My arms and fingers would be completely dead. I have been taking the drug about two weeks. This past week my arms, fingers, feet and toes have been numb and tingling. I feel like there is no blood in them at all. This week i have also been getting unusual headaches and now blurred vision. Shortly after my period stopped i started bleeding again and been spotting constantly since. I am much more tired then usual, to the point where it hurts to be awake at unusual times. When you have auto immune disease you always feel bad. If these are side effects from the drug will they most likely go away after i have been using it for awhile. I am desperate for something t...

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Pregnancy and leflumonide

Just a quick message. I had been taking Leflumonide for 6 months and accidentally became pregnant. The consultants at my rheumatologist is a old man and is very old fashioned and basically told me to have a miscarriage. I couldn't bring myself to do this as I was 11 weeks 2 days (they gave me a scan) and felt he/she now looked like a real baby I had the washout treatment straight away, so after weeks and weeks of agonising and stressing if I could of caused any harm to my baby I have just had my 20 week anomaly scan and have a lively perfect baby boy. Hope this is a little reassurance for anyone that finds there self in my position.

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Lefra 20 Side Effects

I am having joint pain in knees since last one year.The doctor prescribed me Lefra-20. I am taking same since then,.Please tell me what r the siede effects of this drug. ## Lefra contains the active ingredient Leflunomide and its side effects may include nausea, headache, dizziness and stomach irritation. Learn more Lefra details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Any side effects will be there after discontinuing Lefra 20 mg? How many days the tablet should be taken to reduce arthritis pains?

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Safe pregnancy after lefno

I have taken lefno for 3 months,i want to conceive,my doc says there is washout therapy with cholestramine,but where do I get blood test done in India for safe level of the drug for pregnacy,are there any previous instances of safe pregancy after taking lefno & conceiving before 2 years of stopping it?

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arava can i break tablets ?

arava tablets are coated. does this mean i cannot break 20mg tables to have 10mg ones? ## Can I break tablets of Arava? 20 to 10, 100 to 20. Normally I would not, in emergency case can you do this??

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small round white pill capital n and other side 10

small round white pill capital n and other side 10 This is a medication used in Canada. ## Hello, Jane! How are you? I can't be completely certain, since it's from Canada and I have never seen one, but from the listing I found, it's said to contain 10mgs of Leflunomide, (Novo-Leflunomide). It's used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more Leflunomide details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Small white pill with capital N on one side and 1 on the other side what is it ?

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Lefno 20 Side Effects

What is side effect of lefno 20 in R A ! ## Hi, Neela! Lefno contains the active ingredient Leflunomide and there are some pretty bigs risks associated with taking it, such as liver damage or organ failure, though such things have been mainly known to occur in people with other risk factors, such as alcoholism or drug abuse. You can learn more Lefno details here. Is there anything else I can help with?

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What Is A White Round Tablet With Ra On One Side And 933 The Other

I found this tablet in our bedside table - white,, round tablet with RA on one side and 933 on the other - uk address ## Hi Bob, The closest match I can find based on the description provided is Leflunomide (10 MG). It is a white round pill with the imprint GG on one side and 933 on the other. Leflunomide belongs to the drug classes anti rheumatics and selective immunosuppressants. It is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Manufacturer: Sandoz Pharmaceuticals National Drug Code (NDC): 00781-5056 You can learn more about this drug on the page for Leflunomide Details Please post back if you have any more questions and I'll be happy to assist you!

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Leflunomide

Why is the availability of leflunomide nonexistant? No pharmacy in my area (southern Nevada) has been able to supply it to me since February 2011. ## What happen to leflunomide? It is not available anywhere. ## When I contacted the manufacturer of both Arava and Leflunomide I was told that the patent on Arava had expired. If some other company picks up the formula Leflunomide will be manufactured again otherwise only Arava will be available. Thus the cost for a 90 day supply goes from around 200 dollars to around 1600, Pretty tough when one is in the donut hole but makes a little too much to qualify for payment assistance. Big corporate rip off for those who can not take (or afford) any other RH meds. ## As of August, Apotex Pharmaceuticals announced that they had relaunched production ...

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Lefno 10 Side Effects

I want to know what are the side effects of Lefno 10,if anyone is taking this tablet continuously and everyday from last 6months ## Lefno contains the active ingredient Leflunomide, it is commonly used to treat several forms of arthritis. This medication does have an effect on the liver and, though it is rare, long-term use may cause hepatic injury and the instance of such injuries occur more often if you are also taking other medications that can have an effect on the liver. There is a black box FDA warning regarding this matter. Have you discussed your concerns with your doctor? ## What are the effecs and side effects of Lefno - 10 mg medicine

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Leflunomide
  • Tablet: 100mg, 10mg, 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Leflunomide: (34 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0093-0173 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0093-0174 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
  • 0781-5056 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-5057 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Sandoz Inc
  • 0955-1735 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Winthrop U.S.
  • 0955-1737 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Winthrop U.S.
  • 10702-277 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet by Kvk-tech, Inc.
  • 10702-278 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Kvk-tech, Inc.
  • 13811-677 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet by Trigen Laboratories, LLC
  • 13811-678 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Trigen Laboratories, LLC
  • 16714-321 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet by Northstar Rxllc
  • 16714-331 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Northstar Rxllc
  • 23155-043 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 23155-044 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • 42291-420 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet by Avkare, Inc
  • 42291-421 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Avkare, Inc
  • 46708-436 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet by Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • 46708-437 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Alembic Pharmaceuticals Limited
  • 54868-2319 Leflunomide 20 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-6170 Leflunomide 10 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 14 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Leflunomide or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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Why is the availability of leflunomide nonexistant? No pharmacy in my area (southern Nevada) has been able to supply it ... 3 replies
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I have Lupus/RA. I noticed before even starting this drug I was waking up at night with barely any blood flow in my extr... 1 reply




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