Leflunomide is an immunomodulating agent and DMARD. It inhibits pyrimidine synthesis by inhibiting dihydroorotate dehydrogenase enzyme activity resulting in antiproliferative and anti-inflammatory effects.
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Leflunomide once-daily oral dosing for rheumatoid arthritis patients. After a loading dose of 100 mg once daily for 3 days, the maintenance dose is 20 mg once daily. Leflunomide does not require step wise dose increment over time. The dose may be decreased to 10 mg daily if tolerability issues arise.