Information About Arava Medication
Chemical Name LEFLUNOMIDE (le-FLUN-o-mide)
Arava (Leflunomide) The Arava medication is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It is associated with a group of medications called disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). DMARDs reduce joint injuries and serious conditions caused by rheumatoid arthritis. Leflunomide is usually used to cure arthritis alone or in integrations with other DMARDs. Arava medication influences the immune system to decrease inflammation and swelling in the body. You may buy Arava medication if you have these symptoms:
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Joint damage
- Weak physical functioning
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Arava medication is available in Leflunomide 20mg and Leflunomide 10 mg. The suggested dosage of Arava Medication is Leflunomide 20mg once daily. For people who are at low risk of hepatotoxicity (liver injury) and myelosuppression (decreased bone marrow activity), it is suggested that they take Arava medication ‘loading dosage’ of 100 mg once every day for 3 days. Eventually, manage Leflunomide 20mg once daily. For people who are at a higher risk for hepatotoxicity or myelosuppression are suggested to take Arava medication with Leflunomide 20mg once every day without a ‘loading dose.’ Note that it might take 6 to 12 weeks after starting Arava medication before you see any changes. In case of missing a dose, consume the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take an extra dose to make up for the missed dose.
Arava medication contains the active ingredient Leflunomide, while inactive ingredients include:
- Colloidal silicon dioxide
- Lactose monohydrate
- Magnesium stearate
- Polyethylene glycol
- Titanium dioxide
- Yellow ferric oxide.
Before taking Arava leflunomide, check with your doctor first and inform him if you have any other medical issues and are taking other medications. This medicine contains inactive ingredients, which may cause allergies or other problems. Contact your doctor immediately if you observe any other side effects mentioned above. Furthermore, Arava medication must not be consumed by pregnant women. It can harm the fetus.
The possible side effects of the Arava medication are:
- Abdominal pain
- Weight loss
- Respiratory infections
- Sores inside your mouth or on your lips
- Chest pain
- Dry cough
- Feeling short of breath
- Pain or burning when you urinate
- Pale skin
- Easy bruising
- Hair loss