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Date: 25.12.2010
From: louloubelle

Subject: how do you get on with leflunomide?

saw my rheumy yesterday, discussing medication options as, since I have breast cancer and am receiving chemo can't be put on any disease modifying medications. However, we've been discussing me returning to anti-tnf, much to my oncologists discuss. However, the oncologist doesn't know much about leflunomide so may let me go on it.

I would like to know anyone that is / has been on this medication and what they think of it and what side effects they've had so I know what's in store.

thanks guys and happy christmas
lou x
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Date: 25.12.2010
From: kylee

Subject: Re: how do you get on with leflunomide?

hi i have been on and off laflunomide for the past year i have had no side affects apart from my first few weeks starting the drug i suffered with migranes but i gritted my teeth and continued the drug and slowly the migranes stopped. i do catch colds and infections easily but had nothing to bad other than colds id say give the drug ago every1 is differnt what ya got to lose. i take laflunomide with anti tnf (enbrol)
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Date: 27.12.2010
From: kazzie

Subject: Re: how do you get on with leflunomide?

hi i had this and had really bad sickness but most people ar ok .i just try every drug they keep recomendin
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Date: 01.01.2011
From: Jo

Subject: Re: how do you get on with leflunomide?

Hi. I've been on lefluonomide for a few years now and it's been quite successful for me. I would try it but they do say it takes about 3 months to get into your system properly.
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