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Arava

Arava

Hi Dr. Just put me on Arava. 1 pill a day. 20mg. Any side effects? Does it work for any of you?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Sorry it has taken so long to reply having computer issues, but my R Doc says its for arthritis and so far i cannot tell if its working i have benn so… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Success With Arava

Success With Arava

I have been recently put on Arava, I cannot take Lyrica or gabapentin they both give me really strange side effects. I was wondering if anyone has had much success with Arava and what your side effects are to this drug!!

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I've been on arava for 4 months. Blood work came back good. I am loosing a lot more hair. My flares have slowed down. How are you doing on it?

posted over 3 years ago

Arava

Arava

I have been on Arava for the last 8 months and its been great, I am back to work! Keeping good communication with doctor helps! It took several different meds before I got to Arava. but fear my body is becoming immune to it. Is it possible?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Pls call Soraya (Phone number can only be seen by the question and answer creators)... Lupus since 1984... Gracias! Neal (husband) (Phone number can… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Has Arava Caused Weight Loss?

Has Arava Caused Weight Loss?

I just started Arava and have noticed a large decrease in appetite. Has anyone else experienced this and did it get better as it got in your system?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Yes aloss of appetite for me too.

posted over 1 year ago

Has Anyone Taken Arava ??

Has Anyone Taken Arava ??

feeling Scared !

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I was on it for about 5 years it worked great for me but then it stopped working and i ws inn the highest doc could give me. But i never had side… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Arava/Leflunomide Hair Loss

Arava/Leflunomide Hair Loss

What should I expect? Any worse than Methotrexate?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Horrible nausea the last 2 days. I want to be off this medication. Idk what to do!

posted over 4 years ago

Sacroiliac Joint Injection

Sacroiliac Joint Injection

Has anyone had a sacroiliac joint injection? If so, did you have any mood side effects like depression? Two days afterwards I have found myself in a deep dark hole. I can literally feel my sad mouth. No expression in my eyes, face. I feel very very bland, blah. Hungry but no appetite.

I am not sure if it is just the injection or perhaps there is an interactions with Arava or just perhaps the Arava.

Arava has been so good for my pain. I would be disappointed if it was Arava.

Does… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Thank you, @A MyLupusTeam Member. I am doing alright now that it has been 4 weeks...

posted over 5 years ago

Anyone Been On Arava And Benlysta?

Anyone Been On Arava And Benlysta?

I haven't have a family yet and these treatment drugs stay in your system for so long, my dr added Arava (leflunomide) to my regime. I am at a loss, has anyone had a family after taking the treatment drugs? Or success from being on this drug? In conjunction with benlysta. Also, the information I've found shows most studies are geared toward an older age group than I and the half life of Arava (leflunomide), is about 2yrs without additional meds to help in process of removing it… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

@A MyLupusTeam Member I've been told that it is similar to chemo...

posted almost 2 years ago

Medication

Medication

Has anyone used the medication called Arava and if so howed did it work for you ,I think the other name is Leflunomide

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I went off methotrexate and onto Arava. I thought it was a great drug because the side effects were minor for me compared to methotrexate. I felt like I… read more

posted about 5 years ago