Leflunomide

What is Leflunomide?

Can slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis by slowing the proliferation of white blood cells which reduces inflammation in the synovium

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I started mtx jan. 2013, still on it. I didn't notice too much hair loss. It wasn't a major concern until I started leflunomide May and June along...

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Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

Leflunomide can be associated with hair loss in some persons.

It may take a few months , sometimes up to 3...

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I am using Leflunomide and I am losing my hair so fast that is scary. I was curious about how fast that happens that it brought to my attention and...

doctor1 MD

Hi
hair loss is not a common side effect of eflunomide
If you are on Methotrexate, hair loss is common

hope this will help

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i currently take xeljantz and have been for about a year. My insurance Medicare and united health are recommending that i switch to leslunomide. I...

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Brief Answer:
Adverse effect profile matters.

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Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

Xeljanz (tofacitinib) works by blocking...

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