Rumalef 10mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Rumalef 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
221.61
₹7.39/Tablet
30 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rumalef Tablet

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Uses of Rumalef Tablet

Rumalef 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
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Side effects of Rumalef Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Rumalef 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 Rumalef 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Rumalef Tablet works

Rumalef 10mg 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 Rumalef Tablet

Expert advice for Rumalef 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rumalef 10mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Leflunomide with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Rumalef 10mg 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
Rumalef 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Rumalef 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Rumalef 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rumalef 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Rumalef 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients wi
th 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, K Glim 1mg Tablet, Gli 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 Rumalef 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Leflunomide

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