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Arava

Arava

I was wondering if anyone who is take arava that you gain weight.

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes the only side affects I had with Arava was hair loss. I don’t think I gained any excess weight. My doctor said I was the poster child for Arava. I… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Methotrexate And Arava

Methotrexate And Arava

Anyone taking this combo? I just added Arava, geez side effects on arava are black box, the highest warnings on medications. Idk but my dr. suggested that or Humira so trying this first

A myRAteam Member said:

I had to go off Arava because of diarrhea then absolutely gripping cramps.

posted over 2 years ago

Arava Or Methotrexate

Arava Or Methotrexate

Does anyone know if Arava may be any better as far as side effects than Methotrexate?

A myRAteam Member said:

I take 3mg to 4mg a day

posted over 2 years ago

Arava And Enbrel

Arava And Enbrel

Hi all, since methotrexate did not sit well with me at all, she wants me to do some research on arava and enbrel, any one on or tried this combo?

A myRAteam Member said:

I was on Arava for a month. It gave an awful reaction. I couldn’t leave my arms (left arm was worse). It felt like if my muscles were twisting like a… read more

posted 4 months ago

Has Anyone Had Horrible Diarrhea With Arava?

Has Anyone Had Horrible Diarrhea With Arava?

I was on it for almost a year without any problems, now I have started having severe diarrhea. I stopped taking the Arava.

A myRAteam Member said:

Thank you for that information---methotrexate really did work until I got neuropathy--will ask my doctor if we could do injections. Interesting that the… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Arava. ( Leflunomide )

Arava. ( Leflunomide )

My dr just changed me from methotrexate to arava. Im worried about all the side effects I read. Is the hair loss like it says? I didnt lose any on methotrexate.

A myRAteam Member said:

I have been on Arava for over a year. The hair loss is minor. When I was taking methotrexate the hair loss was very bad and the mouth sores were… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Do Any Of You Have Any Experience With Arava?

Do Any Of You Have Any Experience With Arava?

A myRAteam Member said:

Sorry my fingers don't work well and I accidentally posted before I was finished. I agree about the prednisone, I have gained so much weight on it but… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Arava

Arava

Can I take Emetrol or something for my stomach?

A myRAteam Member said:

Glad your better. HUGS

posted about 4 years ago

Arava

Arava

I am seriously allergic to the generic leflunomide but not the brand name Arava. Is it because the ingredients are different? Price different is outrageous now.. generic 90 days supply $35.00 and brand name almost $900.00..canada pharmacy is $498.00..This is terrible since I've been on Arava for over 15 years..payed $180.00 last yr for 90 days supply. If a medication works, why price increase when RA patients need their meds? Arava without any insurance for 90 days supply is approximately $4000.00. Any… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Why is Arava so expensive?

posted about 3 years ago