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Lefrhum

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Lefrhum

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Leflunomide साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Lefrhum Information

Lefrhum Benefits & Uses

Lefrhum is used to treat the following -

Lefrhum 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 Lefrhum

Leflunomide

Lefrhum Side Effects

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

Lefrhum Related Warnings

Is the use of Lefrhum safe for pregnant women?

Lefrhum shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Lefrhum safe during breastfeeding?

Lefrhum 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 Lefrhum on the Kidneys?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Lefrhum on the Liver?

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

Moderate

What is the effect of Lefrhum on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Lefrhum. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Lefrhum with Other Drugs

Lefrhum 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

        Lefrhum Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lefrhum 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 Lefrhum

        Is this Lefrhum habit forming or addictive?

        Lefrhum is not addictive in nature.

        No

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

        Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Lefrhum as it does not make you drowsy.

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Yes, Lefrhum is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        No, Lefrhum is not used to treat mental disorders.

        No

        Lefrhum Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Lefrhum

        There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Lefrhum with food.

        Unknown

        Interaction between Alcohol and Lefrhum

        No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Lefrhum with alcohol will be.

        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)