How and Where to Buy Arava Online?
You can buy Arava and other Arthritis medications
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Are There Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Arava?
The brand, Arava, is manufactured by Sanofi Aventis in Canada and UK and Aventis Pharma in India and Turkey. The generic alternative, Leflunomide, is manufactured in Canada and India by different manufacturers.
What Dosages and Forms is Arava available in?
Arava is available in dosages of 10 mg, 20 mg and 100 mg tablets. The generic alternative, Leflunomide, is available in dosages of 10 mg and 20 mg tablets.
What is Arava used for?
Arava (Leflunomide) is used to treat the inflammation that causes the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Arava works by targeting the immune system and suppressing the activity of the cells that create inflammation. In doing this, it can reduce symptoms including pain, swelling, and stiffness in the joints. Take this medication as directed. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Do not use this medication in larger or smaller amounts than recommended. This medication is most effective when taken regularly.
What Are the Possible Side Effects of Arava?
Common side effects of Arava include nausea, headache, thinning hair, back pain, weakness, rash, or high blood pressure. Call your doctor immediately if you notice more serious side effects including signs of infection (fever, chills, mouth sores, red or swollen gums, trouble swallowing, sore throat), sudden chest pain or discomfort, wheezing, feeling short of breath, or dry cough, easy bruising or unusual bleeding, numbness, tingling, or burning pain, or signs of liver problems (nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tiredness, loss of appetite, dark urine, jaundice). If you experience any serious side effects or signs of an allergic reaction, seek emergency medical attention.
Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Arava?
Arava directly affects your immune system. You may be more prone to infection. Avoid being around people with active infections or illness. As well, do not receive a ‘live’ vaccine while using Arava, as you could develop a serious infection.
Arava can damage your liver. You may need liver function tests regularly, and your dose may be adjusted based on your results.
You should not use Arava if you:
• Are allergic to Leflunomide or any other ingredients in this medication
• Are also using teriflunomide
• Are pregnant
• Have severe liver disease
To make sure Arava is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have:
• A history of liver disease or hepatitis
• A history of tuberculosis
• A severe or uncontrolled infection
• A weak immune system or bone marrow
• Kidney disease
• Nerve problems
Arava Drug Interactions
Arava may interact with several medications, including:
• Acetaminophen (Tylenol), aspirin, gout or arthritis medication, or NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) including ibuprofen (Advil), naproxen (Aleve), celecoxib, and others
• Anabolic steroids
• Antibiotics, antifungal medications, or sulfa drugs
• Antiviral or HIV/AIDS medication
• Birth control pills or hormone replacement therapy
• Medications for lowering cholesterol
• Medication to treat mental illness
• Seizure medications
This is not a complete list of possible interactions. Tell your doctor about any medications, vitamins, or supplements you are currently taking or have recently taken in order to reduce the risk of interactions.
Arava Storage Information
Store Arava at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
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