Lefron 20 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Lefron Tablet

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

Lefron Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dyspepsia
  • Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • 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.

Lefron Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Leflunomide with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
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.
Driving
Lefron 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
UNSAFE
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?

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.

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lefron with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Arident
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Brand(s): Ignicar, Gastrozin
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Brand(s): Thioprinz
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Brand(s): Chlorotek, Larbin, Antima
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Brand(s): Ical
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Brand(s): Potplus, K Pot
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Brand(s): Adrovit Z
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lefron

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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 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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
MRP
170
10 tablets in 1 strip
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