Lefno 20 Tablet

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    Lefno 20 Tablet Information

    Lefno 20 Tablet is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis.

    The correct dosage of Lefno 20 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Lefno 20 Tablet as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Lefno 20 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

    Lefno 20 Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Further, the section on Lefno 20 Tablet related warnings talks about Lefno 20 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Tuberculosis (TB), Peripheral Neuropathy, Liver Disease must refrain from the use of Lefno 20 Tablet since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Lefno 20 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Besides this, Lefno 20 Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Lefno 20 Tablet is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



    Lefno 20 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Lefno 20 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Lefno 20 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Initial dose: 100 mg orally once a day for 3 days, dose may decrease 10 mg, OD
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 20 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Initial dose: 100 mg orally once a day for 3 days, dose may decrease 10 mg, OD

    Lefno 20 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Lefno 20 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Lefno should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Lefno 20 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Lefno. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Lefno 20 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Kidney can be affected by Lefno. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Lefno 20 Tablet on the Liver?


      The liver can be affected by Lefno. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Lefno only after medical advice.

      Moderate
    • What is the effect of Lefno 20 Tablet on the Heart?


      Lefno may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

      Moderate


    Lefno 20 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Lefno 20 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Lefno 20 Tablet

    • Is this Lefno 20 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Lefno 20 Tablet does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Lefno 20 Tablet since it does not cause drowsiness.

      Safe
    • Is it safe?


      Lefno 20 Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Lefno 20 Tablet is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Lefno 20 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Lefno 20 Tablet


      Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Lefno 20 Tablet and food will interact.

      Unknown
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Lefno 20 Tablet


      Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Lefno 20 Tablet.

      Unknown


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 751-752

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 212

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Arava (leflunomide)

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