Leflunomide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Leflunomide?

(le FLOO noh mide)

• This medicine is used to treat arthritis.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have liver disease or if you have had hepatitis B or hepatitis C infections, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a weakened immune system or severe infection, talk with healthcare provider.

• If your white blood cell, red blood cell, or platelet counts are low, talk with healthcare provider.

• Do not donate blood while using this medicine and for 3 months after stopping.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Talk with healthcare provider before receiving any vaccinations. Use with this medicine may either increase the risk of serious infection or make the vaccination less effective.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy. At the...

 
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