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 Problems ?

#7 in Arava discussions - 114 posts discuss Stomach Problems with Arava. Stomach Problems is #7 concern in Arava discussions.
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after stopping the Arava(due to a rash) Doctor wants...
" Joanne, I just started Arava last saturday. I am ...Are any of you taking Arava at the present time ...for months after stopping the Arava(due to a rash) Doctor wants me to... "

I started Arava last Tuesday and I'm having the same problem...
" MTX, Arava and stomach problems? I was just diagnosed a ...out of my system. I started Arava last Tuesday and I'm having the same problem each day the runs ...me when I started Arava it was the... "

I was on Arava for several years. I never had any reaion or...
" ...on Arava for several years. I never had any reaion or stomach upsets. I am off now because I am on Cimzia and with... "

given arava years ago when it first came out. I couldn't...
" ...came out. I couldn't tolerate it. I had stomach problems and the runs constantly. It was so bad my rheumy sent me for a colonoscopy just to be sure it was the drug. It was. I generally don't... "

100 lbs, then was put on arava, and was taken off of that...
" ...every day - she has horrible stomach problems, we dont even know whats ...on with that - she took prednisone for 4 years and gained over 100 lbs, then was put on arava, and was taken off of... "

the arava by itself i had no side effects but when the...
" ...am on arava because i couldnt tolerate mtx im also on plaquinel again. i ...i was taking the arava by itself i had no side effects but when the plaquienl was added i had stomach upset but now i... "

I've been taking Arava for about a year, after Methotrexate...
" ...been taking Arava for about a year, after Methotrexate started causing mouth ulcers. At first I was taking it all in one dose, weekly, but I was having stomach problems, so switched to once... "

last week when I went up to 20mg I have had no problems...
" ...been on arava now for about 4-5 months 10mg until last week when I went up to 20mg I have had no problems on it recently but at the beginning had a few stomach problems which settled down after... "

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including changing from MTX to Arava. Arava only made...
" ...and round including changing from MTX to Arava. Arava only made it worse! ...ate the better my stomach problems were. Just a thought. ...foods I eat has a direct relationship with the IBS i... "

about your father. I take Arava, have been on it for...
" ...about your father. I take Arava, have been on it for about 22 months. I have a little stomach upset with it, so take it ...But, it's not upset bad like I had with MTX, I notice a big... "

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