Lefumide 20 Mg

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Lefumide 20 Mg (Arava ) has Leflunomide, is prescribed for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. Buy now on our online pharmacy
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 Cipla, India

Lefumide 20 Mg (Leflunomide)

What Is The Generic Name For Lefumide 20 Mg?

Leflunomide is the generic version for Lefumide 20 mg

Which USA Brand is Equivalent To Lefumide 20 Mg (Leflunomide)?

  • Arava

About Lefumide 20 Mg (Leflunomide)

Lefumide 20 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 20 mg.


Lefumide 20 mg contains Leflunomide, 20 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 20 Mg (Leflunomide)?

Lefumide 20 mg is used in the treatment of:

  • Rheumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis

How Lefumide 20 Mg (Leflunomide) Works?

Lefumide 20 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 20 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 20 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 20 Mg (Leflunomide)?

You should avoid Lefumide 20 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)
  • Are Pregnant/Conceiving
  • 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 20 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 20 mg should be taken after consulting your doctor for the duration of dosage as age and severity of the disease differ from person to person.

Adults are advised to take Lefumide 20 mg at a fixed time, with or without food. It is not recommended for the pediatric population

How Much Of The Lefumide 20 Mg (Leflunomide) to Be Used?

Patients are always advised to follow their doctor’s prescriptions and instructions to take Lefumide 20 mg.

How To Take The Lefumide 20 Mg (Leflunomide)?

Lefumide 20 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 20 Mg (Leflunomide)?

You are always advised to take Lefumide 20 mg as prescribed by your doctor. You are not advised to take it in a larger amount or for a longer time than recommended.


Contact your doctor immediately if you are suspecting Overdose symptoms.

Missed Dose:

A missed dose of Lefumide 20 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 20 Mg (Leflunomide)?

  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dyspepsia
  • Rash
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Flatulence
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • Sore throat
  • Chest pain
  • Severe stomach pain
  • Joint pain
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Weight loss
  • Dry skin

What Are The Common Drug Interactions?

Few medicines have been reported to interact with Lefumide 20 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:

  • Warfarin
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines
  • Chlorpropamide
  • Teriflunomide

It interacts with few diseased conditions like:

  •  Hypertension
  • Renal Dysfunction
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Liver Disease
  • Immunosuppression
  • Peripheral Neuropathy

Warning And Precaution:

Lefumide 20 mg should not be taken in these conditions until necessary:

  • Hypersensitivity
  • Pregnancy/Breastfeeding
  • Vaccination
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Consult your doctor to get the 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 20 mg empty stomach regularly at a fixed time.


Store the Lefumide 20 mg at room temperature in a dark and dry place. Make sure the strip of the tablets should be intact and not damaged.

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