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Arava 10mg Tablet

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Sanofi India Ltd

Composition for Arava 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Arava 10mg Tablet

Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis
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Alcohol
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MRP
292.95
₹9.76/Tablet
30 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Arava Tablet

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Uses of Arava Tablet

Arava 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
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Arava Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Dyspepsia, Rash, Diarrhoea, Increased liver enzymes, Respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Arava Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arava 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Arava Tablet works

Arava 10mg Tablet blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, swelling and redness associated with certain autoimmune diseases. It suppresses the underlying disease process, rather than simply treating the disease.

In Depth Information on Arava Tablet

Expert advice for Arava Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Arava to control the symptoms and slow down the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Avoid contact with people who have cold, flu or other contagious illness. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Avoid alcohol when taking Arava as it may harm your liver.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problem.
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Arava Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Arava Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Leflunomide with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Arava 10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Arava 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Arava 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Arava 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arava 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Arava 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Arava Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Arava 10mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Arava Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Leflunomide

No, Arava is not an NSAID, blood thinner or chemotherapeutic agent. It is an immunosuppressant anti-rheumatic drug
Q. Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen), or ibuprofen with leflunomide, or Arava?
You can take Tylenol or ibuprofen with leflunomide or Arava which is brand name of leflunomide
Arava may cause weight or hair loss, bruising, high blood pressure, and nausea (urge to vomit), but it is not known to cause weight gain, fatigue or cancer
Yes, Arava is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Arava with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Arava with Calcium Chloride
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Medicines with composition Calcium Chloride: Nelcium
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Medicines with composition Magnesium Bisglycinate: Krampoff
Arava with Calcium
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Medicines with composition Calcium: Coecoral, Ezorb, Calbade, Hypophos
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Medicines with composition Potassium Magnesium Citrate: Noculi, Gushout
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Medicines with composition Potassium Chloride: Potcl, Troykcl, Kcl, Potride
Arava with Zinc Gluconate
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Medicines with composition Zinc Gluconate: Zincotus
Arava with Mercaptopurine
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Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP, Captomer
Arava with Cholestyramine
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Medicines with composition Cholestyramine: Choltran, Clostran
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Medicines with composition Calcium Carbonate: Calcivita
Arava with Chromium
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Medicines with composition Chromium: Zucrom
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