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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of leflunomide Oral.

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Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/17/2013 5:02:12 PM

Reviewer: Bionic an, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Methotrexate caused problem with reoccurring infections, chest, bladder etc. changed to leflunomide and has worked for me. I have had several joint replacements, both hips, plus 3 revisions, knee, shoulder, prior to taking this. Inflammation now under control, diagnosed with RA in 1980.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
1/1/2013 12:23:53 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
developed severe rash on left forarm itching bad taking drug for itch stopped taking 3 days ago will meet with RA Dr 2 weeks I will not take drug anymore

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/31/2012 5:34:30 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication has totally had nothing but adverse reactions to my body! I took it for 7 weeks, and went thru hell, after the first 3 weeks! It is taking 3x + as long to get it out of my system! If your Doctor recommends taking this medication,- I STRONGLY ADVISE - DO NOT TAKE IT!!! I have only been diagnosed with minor Osteo/ Rheumo. My joints are changing, but- I felt more pain while taking thi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
12/12/2012 11:26:20 PM

Reviewer: Jamie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Leflunomide for 7 weeks, then stopped. After the first 2 weeks, my pain increased, I experienced nausea, diarhea, extreme gas pain, and hair loss. My doctor said it will take several months for my body to get back to it's normal functioning.

Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis
9/12/2012 3:57:41 PM

Reviewer: Sueann, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Just too many side effects after one month. Stopped taking it and am seeing my doctor in the am. Would not suggest this drug to anyone.

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