leflunomide


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Noun1.leflunomide - an anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orallyleflunomide - an anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orally; can slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis by slowing the proliferation of white blood cells which reduces inflammation in the synovium
anti-TNF compound - a class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints
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leflunomide

n leflunomida
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Statistically significant, although clinically modest, reductions in mean DAS28-ESR were observed for methotrexate (9.4%), hydroxychloroquine (9.6%), leflunomide (13.8%), sulfasalazine (12.9%), etanercept (8.9%), and tocilizumab (13.9%).
Methotrexate was the most csDMARDs used in 24 RA patients, whereas leflunomide and hydroxychloroquine were used in 13 and 2 patients, respectively.
The dermatologic and histopathologic features, as well as a significant response to treatment with leflunomide, an antiviral and immunomodulatory agent, are described.
The most common, and oldest, DMARD is methotrexate, which is deemed effective, safe and inexpensive, though it carries some side effects, as do the other DMARDs, such as hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil), sulfasalazine (Azulfidine), and leflunomide (Arava).
Objective: To compare short term efficacy of Leflunomide and Methotrexate in active rheumatoids arthritis.
The percentages of patients receiving methotrexate (MTX) and leflunomide (LEF) monotherapy within the csDMARD group were 39% and 28%, respectively.
After 12 months, the proportion of patients who had commenced leflunomide (an indicator of failure of medical therapy) was significantly lower in the high-dose group than in the low-dose group (10.5% vs.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis should be screened for hepatitis B virus before initiation of methotrexate, leflunomide and biologic therapies.
M2 PHARMA-October 2, 2015-Sanofi unveils generic Arava (Leflunomide) tablets for rheumatoid arthritis
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 2, 2015-Sanofi unveils generic Arava (Leflunomide) tablets for rheumatoid arthritis
Objective: To study the clinical outcomes of low-dose leflunomide for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) complicated with hepatitis B virus (HBV) carriage and to observe the safety.
Agents such as fluroquinolone antibiotics, intravenous immune globulin (IVIG), leflunomide, and cidofovir may be used (Ginevir et al 2007; Jacobi et al, 2013; Johnston et al, 2010; Rinaldo et al, 2013; Sawinski & Goral, 2014; Sood et al., 2012).