Arava Drug Interactions

If certain medications are taken with Arava, drug interactions may occur. These reactions can alter the amount of the medications in your blood, potentially increasing your risk for side effects or decreasing the effectiveness of the medications. Some of the products that may cause problems with Arava include certain immunosuppressants, bile acid sequestrants, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

An Overview of Interactions With Arava

Arava® (leflunomide) may potentially react with a number of other medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with Arava include but are not limited to:
 
 
 
 
 
  • Immunosuppressants, such as:
 
 
 
    • Corticosteroids, such as:
 
      • Betamethasone (Celestone®)
      • Cortisone
      • Dexamethasone (Decadron®)
      • Fludrocortisone (Florinef®)
      • Hydrocortisone (Cortef®)
      • Methylprednisolone (Depo-Medrol®, Medrol®)
      • Prednisolone (Pediapred®)
      • Prednisone
      • Triamcinolone (Kenalog®)
 
 
 
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Arava Medication Information

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