Generic Arava (Leflunomide)
Arava
Arava is an antirheumatic drug which slows the progression of joint damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis.
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Product Description

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The standard dose for this medicine is one mg tablet per day for the first 3 days, and after that one 10 mg or 20 mg tablet daily. Changes since initial authorisation of medicine List item. These side effects are very rare. Send to: is required Error: This is required Error: Not a valid value. Availability Prescription only. Over 21 days. If you take the wrong dose, Arava may not work as well. ARAVA may cause fetal harm Arvaa administered to a pregnant woman. Test and treat, if positive for active or latent TB infection prior to starting therapy. Men taking leflunomide who Arrava to have a Aravw also should talk Aravva their physicians about how to discontinue the medication. No additional angiograms were taken. Over 21 days, It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine. Interactions: See Araga. Disposal If your doctor or pharmacist tells you to stop taking Arava or the medicine has passed its expiry date, ask your pharmacist what to do with any that are left over. Upon oral administration of leflunomide in vivothe isoxazole ring of leflunomide is opened and teriflunomide is formed. Clinical Rheumatology. How to take it Swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water. If there is still a long time to go before your next dose, take it as soon as you remember, and then go back to taking it as you would normally. One such case resulting in a death was reported in a article from Japan and the authors suggest a "an inter-racial difference" for the interstitial pneumonitis. Rheumatology International. This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. No dosage adjustment is needed in patients over Breastfeeding while taking leflunomide is not recommended. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by on this page is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect.

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Common use

Arava contains active substance Leflunomide. Its active metabolite is A771726 inhibits dihydroorotate dehydrogenase and has antiproliferative effects. A771726 in vitro inhibits proliferation and DNA synthesis of T-lymphocytes induced by mitogen. A771726 selectively binds to dihydroorotate dehydrogenase and inhibits it and hereby G1 stage of lymphocytes proliferation. Lymphocyte proliferation is one of the crucial stages in the development of rheumatoid arthritis. Arava is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and reduces inflammation in the joints.



Dosage and direction

The recommended initial dose is 100 mg taken once daily for three days. The maintenance treatment follows, take 10-20 mg of Arava once a day. Swallow the tablets whole with a full glass of water.



Precautions

If you are pregnant do not use Arava as it causes birth defects. Use effective birth control is recommended during treatment with this medication and also until when the drug elimination medications are received. Notify your doctor if you have hepatitis in history, liver or kidney disease, a blood cell disorder such as anemia or low platelets, any type of infection, tuberculosis in history, a bone marrow disorder, or if you take any drugs that weaken immune system. This medication may weaken your immune system and make it easier for you to be infected and sick. If you notice any signs of infection like cold or flu contact your doctor and avoid sick people. Do not receive live vaccinations and avoid people who were vaccinated recently. Special drug elimination treatment is needed when treatment with Arava is finished. Without this treatment the drug may remain in your body for up to two years.



Contraindications

Arava cannot be used in the patients with hypersensitivity, liver failure, severe immune deficiency (including AIDS), disorders of bone marrow hematopoiesis (thrombocytopenia, anemia, leukopenia which are not associated with rheumatoid arthritis), severe infections, moderate or severe kidney insufficiency, severe hypoproteinemia (including with nephrotic syndrome), in pregnant or breastfeeding women, adolescents under 18 years of age.



Side effects

Most common side effects are abscess, hernia, malaise, cyst, fever, pain, neck pain, pelvic pain, headache, diarrhea, nausea, cholelithiasis, colitis, constipation, itching, rash, weight loss, loss or thinning of hair, heartbeats, tachycardia, varicose vein, high blood pressure, chest pain, abnormal liver tests. If these above listed side effects become bothersome or worsen notify your doctor.



Drug interaction

Cholestyramine decreases absorption of Arava, Rifampin on the contrary increases blood levels of Arava. Inform your doctor if you take drugs which weak immune system such as sirolimus (Rapamune), tacrolimus (Prograf), methotrexate (Rheumatrex), cyclosporine (Sandimmune, Gengraf, Neoral), basiliximab (Simulect), muromonab-CD3 (Orthoclone), efalizumab (Raptiva), mycophenolate mofetil (CellCept), leflunomide (Arava), azathioprine (Imuran), etanercept (Enbrel). For your doctor it is also important to know if you are treated by acetaminophen (Tylenol), auranofin (Ridaura) or aurothioglucose (Solganol), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), quinapril (Accupril), enalapril (Vasotec), fosinopril (Monopril), benazepril (Lotensin), captopril (Capoten), dapsone or erythromycin, itraconazole (Sporanox), fluconazole (Diflucan), or ketoconazole (Nizoral), atorvastatin (Lipitor), niacin (Advicor), simvastatin (Zocor), HIV/AIDS medications, NSAIDs, seizure medications.





Missed dose

If you forgot to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or time for your next dose is in a short while. Do not take double doses of this medication or extra doses of it. Take your usually dose next day in the same regularly time.



Overdose

If you experience such signs of overdose as stomach pain, diarrhea, dark urine, easy bruising or bleeding, or jaundice contact your doctor immediately.



Storage

Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F). Store away from moisture, heat, and sunlight. It is not recommended to store in a bathroom and places available for children.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.
Women's Health

Talking about women's health we usually mean a number of issues that are associated with women's physiology and anatomy. These issues usually includes gynecological diseases, pregnancy and breastfeeding, menopause, contraception and diseases that are peculiar only to women sex.

Gynecological diseases usually includes infectious diseases that are transmitted through the sexual intercourse. These may be viral, bacterial or fungal infection. The gynecological infections usually manifest in the form of inflammation, edema, redness, itching, discharges, pain in the pelvic area.

Menstruation, pregnancy and breastfeeding are related to the women's reproductive system. Menstruation is a physiological process manifested in rejection of the functional endomethrium layer and vaginal bleeding. Usually a women have a regular menstrual cycle. The disorders of the menstrual cycle can be caused by the hormonal changes, infectious diseases.

Pregnancy includes such issues as

  • Impregnation
  • Carrying of pregnancy and those changes that take place in the women's organism during the pregnancy
  • Act of delivery

If we talk about women's health in women over 45 years we usually talk about 2 conditions : menopause and osteoporosis. Menopause is a period in the women's health when her menstruation stops. In this period a women's organism begins to produce less sex hormones such as estrogens and progestogens. In this period many women complain on hot flashes, night sweats and others. In the period of menopause women usually relieve hormonal replacement therapy.

Another condition that is closely related to menopause is osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that becomes fragile and more susceptible to fractures. The treatment of osteoporosis includes life style changes, proper nutrition and certain medication such as Fosamax and Evista.