Leflunomide and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with leflunomide which include:
leflunomide ↔ food
Moderate Food Interaction
Leflunomide can be taken with or without food. It is important to take leflunomide regularly to get the most benefit. Discuss with your doctor the use of alcohol while taking leflunomide. Alcohol and leflunomide can both be damaging to the liver.
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
leflunomide - hypertension
Hypertension was reported as an adverse reaction in patients on leflunomide. Blood pressure should be monitored during treatment and periodically thereafter as this agent can increase the blood pressure in these patients.
leflunomide drug Interactions
There are 736 drug interactions with leflunomide
leflunomide disease Interactions
There are 7 disease interactions with leflunomide which include:
- Liver Disease
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Pulmonary Toxicity
- Renal Dysfunction
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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