Xeljanz Xr

Active Ingredient(s): Tofacitinib Citrate
FDA Approved: * February 23, 2016
Pharm Company: * PFIZER INC
Category: Immunosuppressive

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Xeljanz Xr Overview

Tofacitinib, sold under the brand Xeljanz among others, is a medication used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ulcerative colitis.[4][5][6][7] Common side effects include diarrhea, headache, and high blood pressure.[6] Serious side effects may include infections, cancer, and pulmonary embolism.[6][8] In 2019, the safety committee of the European Medicines Agenc...

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Xeljanz XR for Rheumatoid Arthritis

I am a female early 60's. Have been taking xeljanz 5mg 2x daily for approx 1 yr 3 months. Recently switched to Xeljanx Xr. Right from the start, the swelling in my fingers went down, and are still down somewhat. However fatigue (and ironically insomnia), headaches, back pain, and more joint deformity of hands and toes that were nowhere near as bad before xeljanz are taking place. Also getting dizziness, ear tingling, and tingling in left hand so bad that it's hard to use sometimes. Cannot complete simple activities like tearing off a piece of scotch tape off a roll, or open jars etc. My RA doc says this is just joints "reshaping" baby finger on left hand has separated far apart from other fingers. One left toe has also completely crossed over another one which makes it h...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Tofacitinib Citrate
  • Solution: 1mg/ml, 5mg
  • Tablet: 10mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 11mg, 22mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Xeljanz Xr: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0069-0501 Xeljanz 11 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 0069-0502 Xeljanz 22 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 63539-501 Xeljanz 11 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by U.S. Pharmaceuticals
  • 63539-502 Xeljanz 22 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by U.S. Pharmaceuticals

Other drugs which contain Tofacitinib Citrate or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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