Compare Arava vs. Sulfasalazine

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Arava (Leflunomide)

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Reduces inflammation.

Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) is used for moderate to severe inflammatory bowel conditions, and with other meds for treating rheumatoid arthritis.

Upsides
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  • When taken consistently, Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) can control your symptoms of ulcerative colitis and other bowel diseases.
  • Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) is usually used in combination with other medications to control rheumatoid arthritis.
Downsides
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  • You need to have blood tests every 3 months when taking Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine).
  • Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) isn't a good option if you have kidney or liver disease.
  • Can't take Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) if you are allergic to aspirin or sulfa medications.
  • Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) shouldn't be used if you are breastfeeding.
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Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release
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Side effects
The Arava (Leflunomide) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
The Azulfidine (Sulfasalazine) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
Risks and warnings
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