Lefumide 20mg Tablet

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Lefumide 20mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
198.58
₹19.86/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lefumide Tablet

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Uses of Lefumide Tablet

Lefumide 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
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Side effects of Lefumide Tablet

Common

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

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

How Lefumide Tablet works

Lefumide 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 Lefumide Tablet

Expert advice for Lefumide Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Lefumide 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 Lefumide as it may harm your liver.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problem.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lefumide 20mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Leflunomide with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Lefumide 20mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Lefumide 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Lefumide 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Lefumide 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lefumide 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Lefumide 20mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients w
ith liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Ros Q 64.5mg Injection, Captomer 50mg Tablet, Gli 2mg Tablet, Diaset 2mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lefumide 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Leflunomide

No, Lefumide 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
Lefumide 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, Lefumide is used in the treatment of psoriasis.
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