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Review: could Arava cause Metastases to lymph nodes?

Summary: Metastases to lymph nodes could be caused by Arava, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 16,198 people who have side effects while taking Arava from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Metastases to lymph nodes. Find out below who they are, when they have Metastases to lymph nodes and more.

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Arava

Arava (latest outcomes from 16,308 users) has active ingredients of leflunomide. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Metastases to lymph nodes

Metastases to lymph nodes (cancer spreads to lymph node) (latest reports from 18,073 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, hormone replacement therapy, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, breast cancer.

On Apr, 18, 2014: 16,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Arava. Among them, 9 people (0.06%) have Metastases To Lymph Nodes. They amount to 0.05% of all the 18,036 people who have Metastases To Lymph Nodes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Metastases to lymph nodes in Arava reports

Time on Arava when people have Metastases to lymph nodes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Metastases to lymph nodes0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Metastases to lymph nodes when taking Arava * :

FemaleMale
Metastases to lymph nodes77.78%22.22%

Age of people who have Metastases to lymph nodes when taking Arava * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metastases to lymph nodes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%37.50%62.50%

Severity of Metastases to lymph nodes when taking Arava ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Metastases to lymph nodes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (8 people, 88.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (4 people, 44.44%)
  2. Synthroid (1 people, 11.11%)
  3. Methotrexate sodium (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Folic acid (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Prednisone (1 people, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Does leflunomide increases triglyceride level as its side-effect?
    I m taking leflunomide for last 5yrs.My Ra factor is positive and have pain IN Multiple joints especially in forelimbs. This time my uric acid level is slightly increased above normal and CRP has increased 16 folds

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    Peripheral neuropathy started after my diagnosis and the initiation of the RA meds. My Rheumatologist says it is not associated with the meds BUT I find info on the net that disagrees. I think it is the med(s). I am interested in what experience others have had. Thanks K

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