When is leflunomide indicated in the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in 5 or more joints?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: David D Sherry, MD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Leflunomide may be used as an alternative to methotrexate, after a failed NSAID trial, or as initial treatment in patients with high disease activity and poor prognostic features.


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