Lefuma 10Mg Tablet
Lefuma 10Mg Tablet is an immunosuppressive disease-modifying antirheumatic drug. It is a pyrimidine synthesis inhibitor. It is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It functions by reducing joint pain and swelling.
Certain side-effects that you may experience on using Lefuma 10Mg Tablet are dizziness, nausea, diarrhoea, hair loss, headache, respiratory tract infections, cough, difficulty breathing, stomatitis, fatigue, itchiness and pharyngitis. Should your allergic reactions continue or worsen over time, immediately contact your health care provider.
Before using Lefuma 10Mg Tablet have a word with your doctor and inform him/her if: you are allergic to any medication, food, substance or any ingredient contained within Lefuma 10Mg Tablet, you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby, you have a weak immune system, you have liver, lung or kidney problems and if you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs.
The dosage should be ideally prescribed by your doctor. This medication comes in a tablet form. Usually the adult dose for Lefuma 10Mg Tablet is about 20 mg (maintenance dose) to be taken through the mouth once for over a period of 3 days.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Rheumatologist before using this medicine.
Is It safe with alcohol?Taking Leflunomide with alcohol may cause liver problems.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Lefra 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.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lefuma 10Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?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.
Lefuma 10Mg Tablet is a prodrug with anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties that works by breaking down into its active metabolite A77 1726 once ingested which then blocks an important enzyme for de novo pyrimidine synthesis, dihydroorotate dehydrogenase. This inhibits the growth of activated T-lymphocytes.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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