Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s

 900.00

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Drug Strength: 20 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 3x10’s
Rs. 30 per Tablet
30 Tablet per pack
10 Tablet in each strip
Rs.300 per strip

Lefmid tablet contains Leflunomide | belongs to Antimetabolite; DMARD (Disease modifying antirheumatic drugs)

SKU: pg_12622_17512 Categories: , ,

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How it works

Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s works by blocking the action of certain substances that cause abnormal tissue growth or development. It decreases joint swelling and slows the progress of the disease.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s

  • Cough severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Sore throat severe
  • Chest pain severe
  • Severe stomach pain severe
  • Joint pain severe
  • Difficulty in breathing severe
  • Headache
  • Weight loss
  • Dry skin
  • Rash
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Uses of Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, a condition characterized by progressive joint pain and swelling.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s or any other components present along with it.

  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the increased risk of fetal harm.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue the drug or to discontinue breastfeeding based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Vaccination

    Vaccination with live vaccines is not recommended during [post_title treatment. Your doctor may advise you to postpone treatment either of the vaccine or the medicine based on your clinical condition.

  • Alcohol consumption

    It is advised that you avoid consumption of alcohol during treatment with Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s due to the increased risk of liver damage.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If a dose of Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines severe
  • Chlorpropamide moderate
  • Teriflunomide severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with peripheral neuropathy due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in immune suppressed patients due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary for patients with mild to moderate liver diseases.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of lung diseases (pulmonary impairment) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of pulmonary function is advised for such patients.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with renal dysfunction due to the increased risk of severe side effects. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    Patients should be screened for active or latent tuberculosis before beginning treatment with this medicine. Patients with positive tuberculosis screening should be monitored carefully during treatment with this medicine for any reactivation of the infection.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hypertension (high blood pressure) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of blood pressure is advised for such patients.

General Instructions

Take Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

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what are the adverse effects of Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s?

Increased BP, GI upset, oral mucosal disorders, abdominal pain, colitis, altered liver function, leucopenia, tenosynovitis, headache, dizziness, asthaenia, paraesthesia, weight loss, allergy, hair loss, dry skin. Rarely, severe hepatotoxicity sometimes fatal, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, erythema multiforme, peripheral neuropathy, severe infection incl progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, pustular psoriasis or worsening of psoriasis.

What happens if I miss a dose of Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s?

Adults: Loading Dose: 100 mg once daily for 3 days. Maintenance: 20 mg once daily. Max: 20 mg/day. If dose not tolerated or ALT elevations gt;2 but 3X ULN: Reduce dose to 10 mg/day. If elevations persist or ALT gt;3X UNL, discontinue. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Lefmid tablet 20 mg 3×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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