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Hi, I have been on Arava for a month now along with sulfasalazine. Today I called the specialist?

... because of the continuous itchiness I am experiencing and was told to stop. How do I know if it's this or the Arava? It was suggested to stop taking the sulfasalazine for two weeks and then ...

Posted 17 days ago 0 answers

Arava - Taking 5 mg twice a day. Is it enough?

When I first started taking the drug for my RA I had heart palpitations and could not finish a sentence without taking a breath. When I cut the Arava back to 10 mg I had persistent cough and side ...

Posted 27 Jan 2016 0 answers

Xeljanz-side effects immediate?

Was on mtx stopped due to multiple infections shingles,etc did not lose a single hair Switched to Arava and lost close to 3/4's of it but I have stayed on it only thing is the gi effects have ...

Posted 3 Nov 2015 1 answer

I have been on arava for years, probably close to 8 years. Right now I'm "off" due to having a?

cornea transplant. Now I have more joint pain, some new joint pain. Do you think from being off Arava? I was told to stay off Arava for 2 wks after transplant. Curious Mind

Posted 22 Jun 2015 1 answer

How long after stopping Arava will it stay in my system?

Started Arava and Presnisone same day,took for less than 1 week,stopped both due to increase in BP,heart rate and headache. Been off meds for 1 week still having problems. How long does it take for ...

Posted 25 Sep 2014 1 answer

What is magnesium chloride prescribed for?

I have RA ,take Arava and Methotrexate for this.Currently am taking Lasix and potassium for water retention in legs. What is the magnesium for?

Posted 9 Apr 2014 1 answer

Enbrel plus Arava now (taken off methotrexate) - I have been?

experiencing rash like or acne like symptoms on my face. I have never had acne my entire life and now I am wondering if it has to do with the arava after reading a couple of messages on this board. I ...

Posted 4 Oct 2013 2 answers

Which Rheumatoid Arthritis biological medication is best?

I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and am currently taking Methotrexate, Plaquenil and Arava and my pain is slightly better but not much. My Dr. is recommending I try a Biological drug but I am not sure ...

Posted 4 Sep 2010 3 answers

Leflunomide - what is good generic brand for liflunomide?

arava is the company main brand. Leflunomide is the generic brand. most raters use both names. Who is useing the main brand and who is useing the generic brand. I have had some troubles with some ...

Posted 7 Jun 2013 1 answer

I have been taking Arava for about 2 weeks and found I was having terrible pain in my diaphram area?

and chest. I stopped taking it yesterday and this morning woke up with my face swollen. What does this mean?

Posted 22 Mar 2013 1 answer

Arava - Is there any help for patients that don't have insurance?

My sister has RA and has no insurance. Is there any program offered for Arava? This is the medicine her Dr. has prescribed for her and she is having a terrible time being able to pay for it. She is ...

Posted 16 Jan 2013 1 answer

Can I stop Arava abruptly. I have been on remission for more than 4 years and my doctor has advised?

... me to stop taking Arava. I am also on methitrixate

Posted 18 Dec 2011 1 answer

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