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Lefron 20 mg Tablet

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Composition for Lefron 20 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Lefron 20 mg Tablet

Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Lefron Tablet

Uses of Lefron Tablet

Lefron 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

Lefron Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Lefron are Nausea, Headache, Dyspepsia, Rash, Diarrhoea, Increased liver enzymes, Respiratory tract infection.

How to use Lefron 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. Lefron 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lefron Tablet works

Lefron 20 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.

In Depth Information on Lefron Tablet

Expert advice for Lefron Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Lefron 20 mg Tablet to control the symptoms and slow down the progression of rheumatoid arthritis.
  • It will take 6-8 weeks for Lefron 20 mg Tablet to work. Hence, keep taking the medicine.
  • Get blood tests done every 4 weeks. This is to make sure that Lefron 20 mg Tablet is not harming your liver or blood counts.
  • Avoid alcohol when taking Lefron 20 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 Lefron 20 mg Tablet.
  • Lefron 20 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.
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Lefron Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lefron Tablet
Taking Leflunomide with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Lefron 20 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.
Lefron 20 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Lefron 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Lefron 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lefron 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Lefron 20 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 Lefron Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Lefron 20 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.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Lefron Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Leflunomide

Q. Is Lefron an NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood thinner, chemotherapeutic agent?
No, Lefron 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 Lefron cause weight or hair loss, bruising, high blood pressure, nausea, cancer, fatigue, or weight gain?
Lefron 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 Lefron help psoriasis?
Yes, Lefron is used in the treatment of psoriasis.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lefron with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lefron with Chromium
Medicines with composition Chromium: Zucrom
Lefron with Calcium
Medicines with composition Calcium: Ical, Pee Cee, Lowphos
Lefron with Calcium Chloride
Medicines with composition Calcium Chloride: Nelcium
Lefron with Zinc Gluconate
Medicines with composition Zinc Gluconate: Zincotus
Lefron with Mercaptopurine
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP, Captomer, Mercapthol
Lefron with Calcium Gluconate
Medicines with composition Calcium Gluconate: Cal G
Lefron with Potassium Nitrate
Medicines with composition Potassium Nitrate: Arident, Dentop-K
Lefron with Methylpolysiloxane
Medicines with composition Methylpolysiloxane: M-Tri
Medicines with composition Magnesium Bisglycinate: Cramnil, Krampoff
Lefron with Zinc Carnosine
Medicines with composition Zinc Carnosine: Ignicar, Gastrozin
Lefron with Zinc
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Lefron with Cholestyramine
Medicines with composition Cholestyramine: Choltran, Clostran
Lefron with Potassium Chloride
Medicines with composition Potassium Chloride: Potplus, K Pot, K-Pot, Potcl, Troykcl, Kcl, Potride
Lefron with Glimepiride
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde, Kingpride, G maxx, Glimga, Gare, Gamaryl, Glimed, Glimiwa, Reme, Glipril, Glimip, Glimiwun, Glimo, Glimac, Lifepride, Glimizide, Gliwill, Abepride, Glifix, Glipibee, Limi, Secretag, Apriglim, Glisen, Xanapride, Glimpil, Gleam, Glypride, Zoryl, Glimpid, Dibiglim, Blisto, Glucoryl, Glimestar, Glimicure, Glimison, Flexiglim, Glimicon, Diaset, Prichek, Ozopride, Euglim, Glador, Glimisave, Diaglim, Glimer, Diapride, Glimy, Glimulin, Azulix, Betaglim, Jubiglim, Geniride, Glimgold, Glimsite, Novapride, Glimicut, Gepride, Glimcip, Adride, Xilia, Limer, Glucut, Gmr, Life Pride, Glimefide, Mepride, Gliway, Glamor, Hilglim, Glimidot, K-Glim, Glimda, Geminor, Diaswich, Gmp, Glimtide, Supride, Glimifix, Glyree, Glimiprex, Maydine, Zyvana, Gadz, Glimiprime, Glivio, Diaryl, Prides, Imediab, Lapride, Glimchek, Suseiz, Geeline, Glinorm, Glycirid, Glimcom, Glimenorm, Glimetis, Glimixia, Amaryl, Givov, Glimikem, Glynova, Glimtab, Ziglim, Isryl, Glusens, Glisto, Gala G, Glimetone, Glimz, Zorglim, Sulfoglim, Nuglim, Glimilife, Glimitab, Rioglim, Olglimide, Glimenova, Ilet, Karmelitus, Glycipride, Glimepride, Daoryl, Normaglim, Emperide, Glimkap, Glenavon, Gitae M, Grid, Glimcure, Ecoglim, Gride, Glimmat, Glydorado, Ronyglim, Glimital, Glimibrit, Glimetrol, Glimp, Affopride, Ezipride, Glitaray, Glycotus, Glimimore, Gpride, Euroglim, Glimpy, Gitae, Odiglim, Galpride, Biopride, Glinex, Axylim, Cglim, Geriglim, Glicmiz, Glista, Hyglim, Glimipen, Meglipride, Two G, Metglim, Gliderex, Glimerin, Impride, Glimix, Conpride, Semi-Amaryl, Glimfit, Glimith, Tyrael, Gimip, Accuglim, Glimilex, Vedapride, Elim, Cilvoryl, Glimicer, Esglim, Glimitan, GML, Viqugim, Zetaglim, Sigli, Mhsglimep, Daoride, Chempride, Beglim, Cgryl, Glilar, Linpride, Dipride, Glimson, Glimever, Glimcare, Glimpax, Diazero, Glimsafe, Glimikare, Mepusulin, Salupride, Glimfirst, Pricare

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