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Lefno

Manufactured by: Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Leflunomide (10 mg)

Prescription Required

263 people have bought this recently

Lefno

Manufactured by: Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Contains / Salt: Leflunomide (10 mg)

Prescription Required

263 people have bought this recently

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  1. Lefno Benefits & Uses
  2. Lefno Dosage & How to Take
  3. Lefno Side Effects
  4. Lefno Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Lefno with Other Drugs
  6. Lefno Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Lefno
  8. Lefno Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Lefno Benefits & Uses

Lefno is used to treat the following -

  1. रूमेटाइड आर्थराइटिस Primary

Lefno 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 Lefno

Leflunomide

Lefno Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Lefno 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

Lefno Related Warnings

Is the use of Lefno safe for pregnant women?

Lefno has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Lefno without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Lefno safe during breastfeeding?

Lefno may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Lefno on the Kidneys?

There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Lefno. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Lefno on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Lefno. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Lefno on the Heart?

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

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Lefno with Other Drugs

Lefno 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

        Lefno Contraindications

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

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

        Frequently asked Questions about Lefno

        Is this Lefno habit forming or addictive?

        No, there is no any evidence that Lefno is addictive.

        No

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

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

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Lefno should be used only after doctor's advice.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        No, Lefno is not used to treat mental disorders.

        No

        Lefno Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Lefno

        Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Lefno, due to a lack of research on this.

        Unknown

        Interaction between Alcohol and Lefno

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

        Unknown
        This medicine data has been created by -
        Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience

        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)
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