Active ingredients: leflunomide
What it is used for
Treatment of active rheumatoid arthritis. Treatment of active psoriatic arthritis. Flunomide is not indicated in the treatment of psoriasis that is not associated with the manifestations of arthritic disease. The combined use of leflunomide with other disease modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) has not been adequately studied (see Precautions).
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White coloured, circular, biconvex, film-coated tablets; plain on one side and engraving '10' on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient leflunomide
This medicine is not considered safe during pregnancy. You should discuss this medicine with your doctor or pharmacist. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems