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  1. Sudden pain in hip feels like it is slipping??? 7th November 2007
    ... I had unrelenting pain in both hips and was put on Arava but could not stay on it and also given Lidocaine...
    ... I had unrelenting pain in both hips and was put on Arava but could not stay on it and also given Lidocaine...

  2. Enbrel 29th October 2007
    ... for me. Prior to Enbrel I was on metholtrexate, Arava ?, plaquenil, and other drugs. The combination of...

  3. 19 year old arthiritis 8th October 2007
    ... task for me.At present I am taking these medicines:1. Arava -10 mg 2.Methotrexate-7.5 mg 3. Folic Acid and Calcium ... SGOT/SGPT rise & heavy rashes caused. Been taking Arava 10 mg for the last 2 mths.A new development has taken...
    ... my hair fell out. I then went on to leflunomide ( arava ) and that suited me well, only problem being caused ... than anything, and out of the dmards - leflunomide ( arava ) was the best for me. I hope you find something to...

  4. Pain... 9th September 2007
    ... (don't know what it is). She has me on Enbrel & Arava for the Rheumatoid. Real bad things happened with...

  5. Mobic 4th September 2007
    ... lternatives to conventional meds. I've tried most of them ( Arava , Embrel, MTX, Mobic, Celebrex, etc...) with little...
    ... 2004 I was placed on Embrel, but later changed to Arava . I am currently taking MTX, Arava, and Mobic. However...

  6. Travel Innoculations 7th August 2007
    ... I have RA. Currently on Humira shots and Arava -- controlling RA very well. Want to go to Costa Rica...

  7. Humira, rheumatoid arthritis,pain 9th July 2007
    ... Additionally, I am on 10mg of prednisone & 20 mg of arava . I haven't noticed a significant improvement since...

  8. Psoriatic arthritis 4th June 2007
    ... falling out and this has started just after stopping the arava (leflunomide) which is weird. I have tried to lose...

  9. Joint pain in hands - what to do? 19th May 2007
    ... on all the dmards and am presently on leflunomide ( arava ). I wear splints on my wrists as at present being...
    ... on all the dmards and am presently on leflunomide ( arava ). I wear splints on my wrists as at present being...

  10. Which Arthritis-Pain Medicine Works Best? 3rd May 2007
    ... meds out there, i have tried many. I am currently on arava , prednisone, folic acid, vicodin for pain, for depression...

  11. Methatrexate and nausea 31st March 2007
    ... which the docs call a "steroid sparer/atrecher" , arava , dapsone and a chemo tablet which i cant spell the...

  12. Meds And Arthritis?????? 8th March 2007
    ... MODIFYING ANTI RHEUMATIC DRUGS SUCH AS METHOTREXATE, ARAVA IMURAN THEN THERE ARE THE ANTI TNF/BIOLOGICS SUCH ... DELTRACORTRIL/PREDENISOL 15MG IMURAN 25MG EVERY 12 HRS ARAVA 20MG DURAGESIC/FENTANYL PATCH 100 ACTIQ/FENTANYL...

  13. arthritis in feet 4th February 2007
    ... dislocate, they then bruise, and hurt for days. I am on Arava (Leflunomide), Diclofenac, Propanolol, and Omezaprole...

  14. PSA Psoriatic Arthropathy 27th January 2007
    ... Ronnie I hope you read this and are improving, hows the arava going now, it doesnt bother my tummy at all tou should ... although since Im off the MTX(methotrexate) and on the Arava Ive less swelling and morning stiffness. Hope to...
    ... for your comments. Does anyone have hair loss on arava (leflunomide)? Does anyone with Psoriatic Arthritis...
    ... Im on both steroids and arava but since I started the arava and when I was on low...

  15. Getting tested 25th November 2006
    ... 000 mg of just glucoamin daily for the Osteo. I'm on Arava & will be starting enbrel hopefully in the next week...

  16. polymiagra? 19th November 2006
    ... for 4 years and gained over 100 lbs, then was put on arava , and was taken off of that because of some lawsuit...

  17. Has anyone used "Enbrel" treatment??? 17th November 2006
    ... all of the other meds that I was on (Methotrexate, Arava , Prednisone), and I don't even require anything for...

  18. Prednisone Dosage 10th November 2006
    ... want to put me on humeria after I've had reactions to arava and remicade. My husband is as scared as I am to try...

  19. Back from my rheumatologist 1st November 2006
    ... enabled me to get off of Prednisone, Methotrexate and Arava , and I very, very rarely take anything for pain these...

  20. degenerative joint disease 14th October 2006
    ... relaxer), Lodine (anti-inflammatory), 4500 mg Tylenol, Arava (Rheumatoid) & the trusty old Wellbutrin...my happy...

  21. enbrel & arthristis 10th October 2006
    ... what a world of difference. I was on Methotrexate, Arava and Prednisone, not to mention the pain meds I was...

  22. Any successful alternative therapies? 10th October 2006
    ... have tried sulfa salazine? I know the metx and Arava sent my liver enzymes thru the roof so I had to stop...

  23. info on Remicade (infliximab) and rheumatoid arthritis, Please!?! 28th August 2006
    ... been able to get off of the Methotrexate, only on Arava (hopefully to get off of that in the next couple of...

  24. remicade, humira, embrel or orencia 27th August 2006
    ... Methotrexate and hopefully will not have to take the Arava after my next doctors visit. My rheumy suggested...

  25. Predisone 18th August 2006
    ... a low dose of prednisone (5mg) per day along with Arava . I'm also on Ebrel (just finished 2nd week). While ... I was just on the Pred and Arava , I still had a lot of pain and I thought there was...

  26. Enbrel 4th August 2006
    ... I started taking the shots I was on Prednisone and Arava and STILL was in pain. Once I started the Enbrel...

  27. enbrel side effect 26th July 2006
    ... for some of you. I'm currently on Prednisone and Arava but they are no longer working and my morning and...
    ... any other meds? I am still on the Methotrexate and Arava along with the Humira injections. I am hoping that ... working well that I can get off of the Methotrexate and Arava . Has anyone ever done this and did well without the...
    ... My Rheumy is going to keep me on the Prednisone and Arava I guess until he sees how I do on the Enbrel. I would...
    ... should be less stressful. I'm still on Prednisone and Arava along with Enbrel. I, too, have injection site reactions...
    ... without it then he said we would talk about reducing the Arava . An injection every two weeks and no other meds....

  28. psoriatic arthritis 10th July 2006
    ... hands again, Ive come off methotrexate and am now on arava I only have so far missed one week of MTX but I have ... although my scalp psorisis is terrible, Im now or arava and it makes me dizzy and a bit drowsy for a while...
    ... falling out although some of that is down to the MTX and arava . Are you also on oral steroids at the mo??or a lot ... all monday night until wednesday, Im now on 20mg of Arava and although shortly after i take it I feel dizzy ... feel better since coming offthe MTX and being on the arava , Im resting a lot which is really helping keep the...
    ... all done, which is annoying The DMARDS im on are arava same as you (leflunomide) or however its spelt. considerin...
    ... the same as you, rheumy and splints and gp. Back on Arava (Leflunomide) still on steroids. Consultant said...

  29. Leflunomide prescribed for Rheumatoid. Side-effects? 22nd May 2006
    ... Rheumatologist. It is also known by the brand name Arava . I am current taking a prescription of Methatrexate...
    ... Hi. My rheumatologist has had me on Arava for about 3 weeks. No noticeable side effects. My...
    ... Re Arava, I took arava for 4weeks and my face came out in a wet weepy rash ... stevens johnson syndrome which can be a side effect of Arava . Luckily the rash went away and hasn't ever came back ... . I also read a newspaper article about Arava and it wasn't good news....
    ... Re Arava, I took arava for 4weeks and my face came out in a wet weepy rash ... stevens johnson syndrome which can be a side effect of Arava . Luckily the rash went away and hasn't ever came back ... . I also read a newspaper article about Arava and it wasn't good news....
    ... I have been on Arava along with Methotrexate now for about 6 months. Not ... improved. I have had no side effects whatsoever from the Arava . I do have some nausea and tiredness from the Methotrexat...

  30. humira / remicade 10th May 2006
    ... to see good results. I also am on Methotrexate and Arava and I can tell that has helped alot. Not sure...

  31. Lowering Prednisone 4th May 2006
    ... return also. Finally the Methotrexate along with Arava kicked in and I was able to slowly wean off of it...
    ... swelling was returning. Then the dr. started me on Arava along with the Methotrexate, which I really think...

  32. Prednisone 1st May 2006
    ... throughout the day. He now has me on another med called Arava for a few weeks and I should watch out for side effects...

  33. Aleve not working 15th April 2006
    ... keep me on it. He's got me on another RA med called Arava . I've only been on that for 2 days so I don't know...

  34. Prednisone??? 3rd February 2006
    ... weeks as my rheumy has been away and the new meds ARAVA didnt work for me and he told me to go on pred til...

  35. Anyone on methotrexate for RA? 14th January 2006
    ... working and he wants to put her on methotrexate or arava (SP?). My cousin is aware of the side effects of...
    ... It just simply didnt work for me. I was then put on Arava which I took three doses of and nearly passed out...

  36. Enbrel, Humeria, Remicade ????? 12th January 2006
    ... one is a good one to start with. I am currently on Arava and Methotrexate and am not getting the results I...
    ... away and made me rather ill my rhemy then put me on Arava but that made me so sick in the stomach and headaches...

  37. Arava.. has anyone heard of it? 16th December 2005
    ... I have been on Arava about 1 month now. Can't really tell if it is helping ... to wean me down off of it, so I will just be on the Arava . I put a post out when I first started on Arava...
    ... Arava has been around for about the past 7 years or so. ... medications. Dont be afraid to try it. If you type ARAVA into your browser, several sites will come up and...
    ... I've been on arava a couple of times but can never seem to stay on it...
    ... Sore throats and rash I just couldnt take it anymore. Arava sounds alot more gentler but it is for RA and i dont...
    ... every kind of drug invented. Now I'm going to begin Arava . I certainly hope it helps. My doctor took me off ... it's taken her this long to finally prescribe the Arava . Like I said I sure hope it works. Merry Christmas...
    ... have decided though that I am not going to start the Arava for a couple of weeks yet. This is the best I have...
    ... weekly methotrexate injections and my doctor prescribed Arava but I researched on the internet and found some pretty...
    ... Hi Ruby, What did you find out about the Arava ? Surely it couldnt be any worse than the Methx? The ... that made me not take it for years just in fear. If Arava is worse I'd rather something else. I did start to ... take the Arava but didnt feel very good so stopped it but just saw...

  38. Questions About Ankylosing Spondylitis 9th December 2005
    ... I started on celebrex went to methx and am now on Arava and have had to take prednisone now til my rheumy...

  39. Menopause And Ra 7th December 2005
    ... a new Rheumatologist and he gave me information on Arava , Cellcept, Cyclosporin and Imuran. He said they were...

  40. Ladies on Methx I need advice!! 18th November 2005
    ... quality of life. He now has me on something called Arava . I havent heard of this one but it is apparently alot...

  41. Starting on Arava 17th November 2005
    ... I've never taken Arava . Good luck with that tapering off the prednisone....
    ... I want to get completely off of it. I hope the Arava and the Methotrexate take over and allow me to do...

  42. Having RA and Starting a Family 25th April 2005
    ... kids and because i had - i year prior to that - taken arava , my doctor decided for me to take the cleansing system...

  43. Just started Plaquenil 17th February 2005
    ... quite do the trick by itself. Tried Methotrexate and Arava and couldn't take either. I'm now on Enbrel and its...
    ... blood counts, although it was probably the MTX and Arava . My arthritis has yet to respond to anything but...
    ... while taking it. At that point the doc switched me to Arava , which worked great, but not quite good enough for...

  44. enbrel and anemia 4th February 2005
    ... my blood counts dropping on both Methotrexate and Arava but since I've dropped those and only take the Enbrel...

  45. Has anyones RA started like this.. 28th November 2004
    ... wanes. I now have a drug regimen: 5mg prednisone, Arava , Celebrex every day. Don't give up--and I believe...

  46. Prednisone - 5mg. 9th November 2004
    ... Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug) like Methotrexate, Arava , Humira, Enbrel, Remicade, or Kineret. Also I think ... bed and hobble to the bathroom. I was also given Arava for about four months with little or no success, my ... doctor added Methotrexate and I took myself off Arava . About 4 months later I still had little or no success...

  47. Bisphosphonates & Rheumatoid Arthritis 22nd September 2004
    ... I believe it was the actonel. I have taken mtx, arava and many other things with no side effects. I have...

  48. Question re Methotextrate side-effects 14th September 2004
    ... I really miss my cocktails though. I am also on Arava . I think the combination of the two have really helped...

  49. Plaquenil vs Methotroxate???? 28th July 2004
    ... helped keep things under control. I take Mtx with Arava - Mtx is often cocktailed with another drug. The Mtx ... much alone, hence we added another drug... and if the Arava (for me) hits a plateau my rheumy says he would combine...
    ... helped keep things under control. I take Mtx with Arava - Mtx is often cocktailed with another drug. The Mtx ... much alone, hence we added another drug... and if the Arava (for me) hits a plateau my rheumy says he would combine...
    ... are giving it 4 more weeks and then I am starting Arava . I won't be sad to discontinue the MTX. I feel worse...
    ... are giving it 4 more weeks and then I am starting Arava . I won't be sad to discontinue the MTX. I feel worse...

  50. psoriatic arthritis 4th July 2004
    ... prescibed any DMARDs? I've been on Methotrexate and Arava in combination and have no more problems with the...
    ... mtx alone didn't control my PA ...I needed Mtx and Arava . My doctor tries to keep me on the lowest doses possible ... doctor said he would keep me on Mtx if I switch from Arava to Enbrel or even Remicade....

  51. sternum pain!! 28th June 2004
    ... with Disease Modifying drugs like methotrexate and arava and have really reduced the number of flares. This...

  52. Methotrexate 18th June 2004
    ... the trade off. My doctor cocktailed the mtx with arava and I can truly say that the combination to the two...

  53. Anyone else in here who is young with RA? 25th March 2004
    ... still not managing the pain and inflammation he added Arava ....I have to tell you that that combo of MTX and Arava...

  54. Moving on to Remicade? 22nd January 2004
    ... something I never thought I could do. I alrady tried mtx, arava , sulfazamine, and other stuff that didnt help much...

  55. Enbrel 13th October 2003
    ... been on methotrextate for about 20 years, along with Arava for about two years. Any feedback would be much appreciate...

  56. Seronegative RA 13th October 2003
    ... and severe mouth and throat sores. She considered Arava but the mortality rate i read on the net was disturbing...

  57. Arava vs methatrexate 21st September 2003
    ... I have been on both mtx and arava . Had fairly good results with both. No side effects ... to be able to drink alcohol. I wanted to stop the arava because I heard it had bad side effects (althouhg...
    ... well. I hope i can get it someday. Decided to give Arava a miss. Too many bad reports on the net of deaths...

  58. RA meds 25th July 2003
    ... Megpat - Thanks for your reply. I am taking Plaquenil, Arava , Prednisone, and the Kineret. Kineret is a daily injection...

  59. Rheumatoid Arthritis and the skin 30th April 2003
    ... ve been this way for a long time. My meds include Arava , Celebrex and Remicade. I don't know if its from...
    ... wont let it get the best of me. I have been thru mtx, arava , asulfadine, vioxx, celebrex, HRT, and now enbrel...

  60. Arthritis caused by Psoriasis 12th September 2002
    ... AND I HAD NO CONTROL. YES I WAS PUT ON METHOTREXATE, ARAVA , BEXTRA, AND ZOLOFT. WHAT THE DOCTORS DON'T TELL YOU...

  61. 1st dose down! Phew! 2nd September 2002
    ... diagnosed 4 1/2 yrs ago... was on Plaquenil, then Arava , now back to Plaquenil as Arava stopped working, and...

  62. Plaquenil 22nd July 2002
    ... mental probs on prednisone so keep it low. Started Arava which worked wonders then failed, now on Arava, prednisone...

  63. prednisone 18th May 2002
    ... taking is 2 mg prednisone down from 10 mg to start and Arava 20 mg once a day. Most of my body is in pain...depends...
    ... I too have Rheumatoid arthritis and was taking Arava and Predisone with a occ Dcn-100 for pain. I would ... pain meds. I am now Prescribed Embrel, Prednisone, Arava , Fosamax. Until I started taking Embrel, I couldnt...
    ... work. I am also on Enbrel (since it was in testing), Arava (for about a year), and Lodine (for about 6 months ... was on naproxen (spelling) instead of the Lodine and Arava and i ended up very quickly in the hospital getting...

  64. New Vioxx warnings 7th May 2002
    ... I take ARAVA and so far have had no problems with it. My RA is ... thought it was the methx. I don't believe it ever was. Arava 20 mg a day....

  65. I am newly diagnosed w/RA and have lots of questions! 17th April 2002
    ... rheumatologist agian yesterday, and she put me on Arava . It takes 4 weeks to start working. She said to...

  66. Pain medication recommendations? 1st February 2002
    ... I am taking Arava for mine and after the first month my pain is almost...
    ... What is Arava ? I've never seen that name before? Is it over the...

  67. Concerned about my mum 28th November 2001
    ... and that didnt really work for her. She has been on ARAVA for a few months now and she feels slightly better...

  68. Some top rated OA and RA treatments 13th November 2001
    ... (13) Rheumatrex etc. (Methotrexate) 3.4  (13) Arava (Leflunomide)    3.3  (8) Plaquenil (Hydroxychloroquine...

  69. Ankylosing Spondylitis 22nd September 2001
    ... medications. DMARDS (Methotrexate, Sulfasalazine, Arava , Cyclosporin, etc) These are disease modifying anti...

  70. mouth ulcers PLZ HELP !! 17th July 2001
    ... was on methotrexate and that didnt help now shes on ARAVA (leflunomide) and of course celebrex. Shes in a lot...

  71. Rheumatoid arthriis and the gym?? 17th July 2001
    ... the way, was a waste of time! Anyways, I am taking arava now, which has made alot of my hair fall out but I...

Epilepsy board
  1. Epilum & RA 1st August 2004
    ... methotreaxate, Hydroxychloroquine, Leflunomine ( Arava ), Diclofenac Sodium & Folic Acid. :) My GP is horrified...

Fibromyalgia board
  1. blue needs your knowledge of methotrexate and enberol(sp?) 8th June 2005
    ... 6.3 Rheumatrex etc. (Methotrexate) 5.9 Arava (Leflunomide) 5.8 Celebrex (Celecoxib) ...

Health Insurance Issues board
  1. Am I responsible.... 17th May 2006
    ... Humira self injections. I also am on Methotrexate and Arava in pill form....

Lupus board
  1. Does anyone know? 14th July 2007
    ... Thanks for posting... I take Arava for the Rhematoid (oral med). I had been taking Enbrel...

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