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Rumalef 20mg Tablet

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Zydus Cadila

Composition for Rumalef 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Rumalef 20mg Tablet

Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriatic arthritis
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Alcohol
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MRP
443.21
₹14.77/Tablet
30 tablets in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Rumalef Tablet

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Uses of Rumalef Tablet

Rumalef 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.
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Rumalef Tablet side effects

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

How Rumalef Tablet works

Rumalef 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 Rumalef Tablet

Expert advice for Rumalef Tablet

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

If you miss a dose of Rumalef 20mg 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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Frequently asked questions about Rumalef Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Rumalef with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rumalef with Calcium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Calcium Chloride: Nelcium
Rumalef with Calcium
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Calcium: Coecoral, Ezorb, Calbade, Hypophos
Rumalef with Zinc Gluconate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zinc Gluconate: Zincotus
Rumalef with Chromium
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Chromium: Zucrom
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Magnesium Bisglycinate: Cramnil, Krampoff
Rumalef with Calcium Carbonate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Calcium Carbonate: Calcivita
Rumalef with Potassium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Potassium Chloride: Potcl, Troykcl, Kcl, Potride
Rumalef with Cholestyramine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cholestyramine: Choltran, Clostran
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Potassium Magnesium Citrate: Noculi, Gushout
Rumalef with Mercaptopurine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP, Captomer, Mercapthol
Rumalef with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
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