Xeljanz XrActive Ingredient(s): Tofacitinib Citrate
FDA Approved: * February 23, 2016
Pharm Company: * PFIZER INC
Tofacitinib, sold under the brand Xeljanz among others, is a medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ulcerative colitis. Common side effects include diarrhea, headache, and high blood pressure. Serious side effects may include infections, cancer, and pulmonary embolism. In 2019, the safety committee of the European Medicines Agenc... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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I am a female early 60's. Have been taking xeljanz 5mg 2x daily for approx 1 yr 3 months. Recently switched to Xelja...1 REPLY
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When taking Xeljanz I'm finally able to stop prednisone after 30yrs. Now I'm having shortness of breath. It'...2 REPLIES
I've bern on xeljanz for 3 months for RA. It worked great at first but the last month I've had joint pain and th...1 REPLY
My sister started xeljanz for r.a. about one month ago. I have noticed irritability...something she rarely ever exhibits...1 REPLY
I started on Xeljanz Feb 5; 5 mg twice a day. Within a week I experienced a very raw, sore tongue, mouth, loud ringing i...3 REPLIES
I was on xeljanz for 4 months, unfortunately had to stop last week due to decreased platette count. Since then I became ...5 REPLIES
I am in hospital and have been put on antibiotics. I have a bone infection (left knee) and an abscess in my TMJ. Could t...1 REPLY
I am 67 and have been taking Xeljanz for about 2 years. I have RA and ulcerative colitis. My UC has been in remission fo...