Who should not take Teriflunomide Tablet?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • inactive tuberculosis
  • a bad infection
  • increased uric acid in the body resulting in kidney disease
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • patient with weakened immune function
  • decreased function of bone marrow
  • decreased blood platelets
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • a decreased number of lymphocytes in the blood
  • a painful condition that affects the nerves in the legs and arms called peripheral neuropathy
  • high blood pressure
  • liver failure
  • severe liver disease
  • acute kidney failure
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • lung tissue problem

Allergies:

  • Teriflunomide
  • Pyrimidine Synthesis Inhibitor

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