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Arava

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Arava

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Arava Information

Arava Benefits & Uses

Arava is used to treat the following -

Arava Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Arava

Leflunomide

Arava Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Arava is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Dyspepsia
  4. Rash
  5. Increased Liver Enzymes
  6. Joint pain
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Chest Pain Moderate
  9. Cough Mild
  10. Stomach ache Mild
  11. Throat Irritation
  12. Hypertension
  13. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  14. Diarrhoea
  15. Infection
  16. Weakness

Arava Related Warnings

Is the use of Arava safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Arava. If you are pregnant, do not take Arava without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Arava safe during breastfeeding?

Arava should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Arava on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Arava. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Arava on the Liver?

Arava may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Arava on the Heart?

Arava can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Arava with Other Drugs

Arava should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol

Chlorpheniramine,Paracetamol,Phenylephrine

    Paracetamol,Tramadol

      Amiodarone

      Aspirin

        Arava Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Arava unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Tuberculosis (TB)
        2. Peripheral Neuropathy
        3. Allergy
        4. Liver Disease
        5. Lung Disease
        6. High BP (High Blood Pressure)
        7. Kidney Disease

        Frequently asked Questions about Arava

        Is this Arava habit forming or addictive?

        No, you will not get addicted to Arava.

        No

        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        Yes, you can comfortably use machinery or drive after taking Arava since it will not make you feel sleepy.

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Arava should be used only after doctor's advice.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        Arava is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

        No

        Arava Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Arava

        Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Arava and food will interact.

        Unknown

        Interaction between Alcohol and Arava

        It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Arava and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

        Unknown

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        References

        1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 751-752
        2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 212
        3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Arava (leflunomide)