Lefdol 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Lefdol Tablet
Lefdol 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
Lefdol Tablet side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dyspepsia
  • Rash
  • Diarrhoea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Respiratory tract infection
How to use Lefdol 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. Lefdol 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Lefdol Tablet works
Lefdol 10 mg 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.
Lefdol Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Leflunomide with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lefdol 10 mg 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
Lefdol 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Lefdol 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lefdol 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lefdol 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Lefdol 10 mg 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 Lefdol Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Lefdol 10 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Lefdol 10 mg Tablet to control the symptoms and slow down the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • It will take 6-8 weeks for Lefdol 10 mg Tablet to work. Hence, keep taking the medicine.
  • Get blood tests done every 4 weeks. This is to make sure that Lefdol 10 mg Tablet is not harming your liver or blood counts.
  • Avoid alcohol when taking Lefdol 10 mg Tablet as it could harm your liver.
  • Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Lefdol 10 mg Tablet.
  • Lefdol 10 mg Tablet may increase the risk of infection. Avoid being close to people with cold, flu or other contagious illnesses.
  • Tell your doctor if you experience nausea or diarrhoea.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lefdol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Potplus, K Pot
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Brand(s): Ical
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Brand(s): Chlorotek, Larbin, Antima
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Brand(s): Arident
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Brand(s): Thioprinz
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Brand(s): Adrovit Z
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Brand(s): Cal G
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Brand(s): Ignicar, Gastrozin
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Brand(s): Glunase, Glazulin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lefdol

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My joint of my fingers and toes become stiff and painful in the morning while wake up and also feelung mild pain in my heart. I have been diagonised rheumatoid arthritis.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Please refer to a RheumatologistApply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Zerodol-SP twice daily and Tab Saaz 500mg twice daily and Tab HCQS-200 once daily
My mother has rheumatoid arthritis and she is prescribed with mext 7.5 f with proxym 300 shall she continue taking these tablets and can she take Etova 300mg instead of proxym 300
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Etova will be better Add tab Saaz 500mg twice daily
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FAQs

Q. Is Lefdol an NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood thinner, chemotherapeutic agent?
No, Lefdol 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 Lefdol cause weight or hair loss, bruising, high blood pressure, nausea, cancer, fatigue, or weight gain?
Lefdol 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
Q. Does Lefdol help psoriasis?
Yes, Lefdol is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Jun 2018.
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