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Taken for: RA, Inflammation
Other names: Leflunomide
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Leflunomide is a medication of the DMARD type, used in active moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. It is a...
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Does Arava cause Hair Loss ?

Hair Loss is a known side effect of Arava
#1 in Arava discussions - 591 posts discuss Hair Loss with Arava. Hair Loss is #1 concern in Arava discussions.
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the Arava. After 5 weeks of this treatment, my hair loss...
" ...more hair than normal. Arava was great in helping my lower extremity pain, but ...in the hopes of stopping the Arava. After 5 weeks of this treatment, my hair loss has gotten considerably worse. The... "

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3 weeks ago. It has helped a lot but my hair is falling out...
" I started Arava 3 weeks ago. It has helped a lot but my hair is falling out a lot. I couldn't take Methotrexate. I am taking 400mg of Plaquanil and 2 mg of Prednisone. Plaquanil also cause hair loss.... "

tarted taking Arava about 3 years ago I lost a lot of hair....
" Arava question When I first started taking Arava about 3 years ago I lost a lot of hair. It just kept coming out for about 3 months or so, then one day it just stopped and I started getting a lot of... "

I tried Arava next but it made the hair loss even worse so...
" ...larger doses. I just got off of methotrexate because of hair loss. I was on it for ...the dose) and slowly experienced hair loss. It finally got to the ...everyone else would notice. I tried Arava next... "

leanse to remove from my system... still tons of hair loss....
" Arava hair loss anyone?? Quit the Arava three weeks ago and did a one-day cleanse to remove from my system... still tons of hair loss. I am resigned to the ...thin and tiny. Once the arava is out of my... "

I stopped taking it, however, I continued to have hair loss...
" I discontinued Arava for this reason. Even after I stopped taking it, however, I continued to have hair loss/thinning. So I insisted that I ...better way to put it), but I'll take that over baldness.... "

air loss continued for some months till the arava got out o...
" ...gobs of hair on Arava. I had to stop it due to elevated liver tests but the hair loss continued for some months till the arava got out of my system.... "

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he doctor did say after I complained about the hair loss...
" ...on Methotrexate but I had 15 migraines a month so the Rheumatologist put my on Arava. No more migraines however ...arms and back. I stopped the Arava. The doctor did say after I complained about the... "

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king Arava and have definitely had hair loss. I had not as...
" RE:Arava & Hair Loss Joanne, I am taking Arava and have definitely had hair loss. I had not associated it with the Arava, just assumed... "

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I am experiencing hair loss with Arava - and my scalp i...
" ...info on silica plus and kelp. I am experiencing hair loss with Arava - and my scalp is showing more than i... "

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