Hi - I've posted before about various side effects I've had with leflunomide (low white blood counts, weight loss etc). Saw my rheumatologist on Saturday and he isn't happy about my continued low lymphocyte count (although other white blood counts have recovered - mainly due to steroid injection apparently), so is reducing my dosage in half to 10mg a day (but did say that if things don't improve I'll need to come off it). In addition towards the end of last week I had started itching on my neck and upper chest which I mentioned to him - he said that is probably another sign that the lef isn't agreeing with me. However since Saturday this rash has spread to my lower arms and a bit on my lower legs - is now a raised red and very itchy rash! Has anyone else had this while on leflunomide and if so did it go away while still on treatment, or did you have to come off?
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