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Treatment with Leflunomide (Arava) for Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Stephen Paget, MD
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY

Date Added: 05/16/13

Leflunomide is an antiinflammatory medicine that's an immunosuppressant and it can really get to the basis of the overactive immune system. It is generally well tolerated, but it can cause liver changes and can cause bone marrow suppression. Arava is an immunosuppressive drug that's commonly used ...
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Dr. Stephen Paget, MD, was the Physician-in-Chief and Chairman of the Division of Rheumatology at Hospital For Special Surgery and the Joseph P. Routh Professor of Medicine and Rheumatic Disease at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the New York Presbyterian Hospital for fifteen years and is now the Physician-in-Chief Emeritus.
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