Please consult your physician before taking any medication. Generic Name: leflunomide (oral) (leh FLEW no mide) Brand Names: Arava
What is leflunomide?
Leflunomide affects the immune system and decreases inflammation.
Leflunomide is used to reduce the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, reduce damage to the joints caused by rheumatoid arthritis, and to improve physical function in people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Leflunomide may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.