Lefumide 10 Mg
US Brand Name
Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide)
What Is The Generic Name For Lefumide 10 Mg?
Leflunomide is the generic version for Lefumide 10 mg
Which US Brand is Equivalent To Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide)?
About Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide)
Lefumide 10 mg contains an active ingredient, Leflunomide, an immunosuppressant that is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis and also available at all the online drugstores, leading pharmacy, and medical supply stores and can be given by doctor’s prescription only.
Cipla (India) is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies which manufacture Lefumide 10 mg.
Lefumide 10 mg contains Leflunomide, 10 mg per tablet which is available in the various strengths and substitutes at all the leading online pharmacy stores, drugstores, and medical supply stores.
What Are The Uses Of The Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide)?
Lefumide 10 mg is used in the treatment of:
How Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide) Works?
Lefumide 10 mg containing Leflunomide blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, swelling, and redness associated with certain autoimmune diseases. It basically suppresses the underlying disease process, rather than simply treating the disease.
Before You Use Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide):
Make sure that:
You are not allergic to Leflunomide
You do not have a kidney, liver, blood or lung problem
You do not have a low level of proteins in the blood and low level of any blood cells
You are not suffering from any disease with lowered immunity like tuberculosis or AIDS
You do not take alcohol
Your doctor knows about your Surgeries, Diseases, Pre-existing disease and Medications, Food Habits, Supplements, etc.)
What Should You Avoid While Taking Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide)?
You should avoid taking alcohol
You should avoid Driving or Machine Operating Jobs
You should strictly avoid taking Medicines without prescriptions
When Not To Use Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide)?
You should avoid Lefumide 10 mg if you:
Have ever noticed any Allergy/Hypersensitivity to it
Have Severe Liver/Kidney Impairment
Have intolerance to some sugars as it contains lactose sugar
Are going to receive any live vaccine or if you experience a widespread rash with blisters and peeling skin (Stevens-Johnson syndrome), peeling off superficial layers of the skin (toxic epidermal necrolysis) or drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS)
You should always consult your doctor for suitable and effective treatment
Tell Your Doctor If You:
Have Allergy to it
Have any Kidney/Liver/Heart Disease
Have intolerance to sugars
Have Skin Allergies or any skin Syndrome
Are taking Alcohol or Other Drugs
Are Pregnant or Trying to Conceive/ Breastfeeding
Are having other Diseases, Drugs or Therapies.
Lefumide 10 mg contains Leflunomide, which is used in the treatment of Rheumatic Arthritis and available in various strengths and substitutes and should be given on prescription only. Lefumide 10 mg should be taken after consulting your doctor for duration of dosage as age and severity of the disease differ from person to person.
Adults are advised to take Lefumide 10 mg at a fixed time, with or without food. It is not recommended for pediatric population
How Much Of The Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide) to Be Used?
Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Lefumide 10 mg.
How To Take The Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide)?
Lefumide 10 mg dose should be taken at a fixed time with or without the meal or as directed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet as a whole with water without chewing or crushing it.
For How Long Should You Continue Using Lefumide 10 Mg?
You are always advised to take Lefumide 10 mg as prescribed by your doctor. You are not advised to take it in larger amount or for a longer time than recommended.
Contact your doctor immediately if you are suspecting Overdose symptoms.
A missed dose of Lefumide 10 mg should be taken as soon as you remember. Skip the dose if it is the time for the next dose but do not double the dose for next time if you missed once.
What Are The Side Effects Of The Lefumide 10 Mg (Leflunomide)?
Increased liver enzymes
Respiratory tract infection
Severe stomach pain
Difficulty in breathing
What Are The Common Drug Interactions?
Few medicines have been reported to interact with Lefumide 10 mg which can produce some adverse effects or cause your drug not to work properly. You should always tell your doctor if you are on Vitamins, other Drugs or Herbal Supplements. It interacts with the following medicines:
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines
It interacts with few diseased conditions like:
Warning And Precaution:
Lefumide 10 mg should not be taken in these conditions until necessary:
Consult your doctor to get best possible treatment and dosage adjustment in the diseased conditions.
Things To Remember:
Keep out of reach of children
Always consult your doctor if you have any confusion regarding dose, time, and strength of the Tablet
Take Lefumide 10 mg empty stomach regularly at fixed time.
Store the Lefumide 10 mg at room temperature in dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and not damaged.