Leflunomide considered safe, effective for psoriatic arthritis

Oct 14, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: PhysOrg Weblog

Leflunomide is effective for the treatment of patients with psoriatic arthritis in daily clinical practice, according to a study published online Oct.

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Carol Anders

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Jan 7, 2013
 
I was just being treated with arava/leflunomide. My skin was clearing beautifully. Problem is the drug affected me seriuosly! My bowels have stopped completely. I have to take a large amount of laxatives everyday and stool softeners to keep from being completely miserable. So I cant leave the house much. Its a horrible drug that should be banned!
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Mount Juliet, TN

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Mar 14, 2013
 
I have been on arava/leflunomide since November and it has really helped pain and swelling but I believe some of the symptons I'm having are due to this medication. Loss of hair, loose bowel and itching which has gotten really bad last couple weeks. I have stopped arava but still not positive if that is the cause. I think it is a dangerous medication.
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Mount Juliet, TN

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Mar 14, 2013
 
I forgot to post that I took it for RA.

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