Medicine Overview of DM Lef Tablet
Uses of DM Lef Tablet
DM Lef 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
Side effects of DM Lef Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Dyspepsia, Rash, Diarrhoea, Increased liver enzymes, Respiratory tract infection.
How to use DM Lef 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take DM Lef 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How DM Lef Tablet works
Dm lef 20mg 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 DM Lef Tablet
Expert advice for DM Lef Tablet
- Do not drive or operate machinery because you may feel sleepy or dizzy while being treated with leflunomide.
- Do not start leflunomide, if you have a kidney, liver, blood or lung problem; have low level of proteins in blood (hypoproteinemia), low level of any blood cells, or suffering from any disease with lowered immunity like tuberculosis or AIDS.
- Do not start leflunomide, if you have intolerance to some sugars because this medicine contains lactose (a type of sugar).
- Do not take leflunomide, if you are going to receive any live vaccine; or if you experience a widespread rash with blisters and peeling skin (Stevens-Johnson syndrome), widespread peeling of the superficial layers of the skin (toxic epidermal necrolysis),or drug reaction with eosinophilia and systematic symptoms (DRESS).
- Avoid using leflunomide, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding.
Special precautions for DM Lef 20mg Tablet
Taking Leflunomide with alcohol may cause liver problems.
DM Lef 20mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Ros Q 64.5mg Injection, Captomer 50mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Leflunomide, 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.
Frequently asked questions for DM Lef 20mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Leflunomide
No, Dm lef 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
Q. Does Dm lef cause weight or hair loss, bruising, high blood pressure, nausea, cancer, fatigue, or weight gain?
Dm lef 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, Dm lef is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
User Submitted Feedback For DM Lef 20mg Tablet
Patients taking DM Lef 20mg Tablet
Once A Day
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