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Arava is taken for: RA Inflammation

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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 Stomach Issues ?

#14 in Arava discussions - 57 posts discuss Stomach Issues with Arava. Stomach Issues is #14 concern in Arava discussions.
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www.mdjunction.com
" ...the weekend. But the best part was, that my stomach issues subsided. It was the Arava. I'm finally starting to eat. My joint pain is pretty bad, I can tell when I... "

" Arava--Started Taking it 2 weeks ago; ...I take methotrexate and now have added Arava a couple weeks ago; at first, no side effects; but this week; diarahhea, stomach issues, loss of appetite; I ho... "

" ...let you know that I'm also on Arava, cut out the mtx about ...see the RHuemy next week and will ask about the stomach issues though that's the only side effect I have! Good... "

" Mera,I have been on Arava for about 2 years. It helps me some but not ...strange case so....I don't have stomach issues with it but my dr. ...stop if I am having stomach issues because it could ... "

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" ...be able to stop the Arava and reduce the MTX as I am having some really bad stomach issues at the moment and am finding eating difficult as I really have no appetite at the moment. How... "

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" ...was on Methotrexate on and off ...or Humira. I recently switched to Arava. I have only been on Arava for 3 weeks but feel much better than the past year ...it) and some other stomach issues I... "

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" ...** Originally posted by EE ** Has anyone had bad stomach issues? For about 1.5 ...somewhat sore. I am NOT on MTX but I am on a lot of meds. Prednisone, Arava, Oxycode, Cybalta, Toprimate a... "

" ...with Arava. Was getting a generic brand through Medco (the company IBM uses and we get 3 months supply for price of one month) Anyway, it was working well for me with no side effects. Most... "

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" ...food or it causes stomach issues. Cata's right about the ...those. I can't take some meds because of seizures,so maybe that had ...if you want. Did going off of Arava have to do with WB... "

" ...I also got headaches with Arava along with coughing, but went ...a while. I did have stomach issues taking it in pill form ...good sign is that the Arava was working for you, so... "

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