Arava, the trade name for Leflunomide, is a prescription drug manufactured and marketed by Sanofi Aventi for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. First approved for use in the United States in 1998, Arava has been tied to a wide range of side effects. Among the most common adverse health consequences tied to the product are:
- Indigestion, appetite loss, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain
- Abnormal liver functions
- High blood pressure
- Respiratory infections, bronchitis, cough, and pneumonia
- Weight loss
- Headaches, dizziness and general fatigue
The use of Arava has also been linked to constipation, loss of taste sensation, hives, cirrhosis of the liver and liver failure.
If you or someone you love has suffered injury after being prescribed Arava, GetLegal has the tools and resources to help you find skilled legal representation to protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory, look for your geographic location and find the best lawyer for your situation.
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