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Adults who have rheumatoid arthritis may benefit from Arava® (leflunomide). This medication works by blocking the production of certain molecules in the body, slowing down the progression of this disease.
 
Arava is available by prescription only and comes in the form of tablets that are taken by mouth once daily. Potential side effects include a rash, hair loss, and respiratory tract infections.
 
(Click Arava for a more in-depth look at this medication and its specific uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and other potential side effects. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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