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Brand name: Xeljanz TM

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Active ingredients: tofacitinib

What it is used for

Rheumatoid Arthritis:,XELJANZ is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis in adults who have had an inadequate response or are intolerant to methotrexate. XELJANZ can be used alone or in combination with conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), including methotrexate.,Psoriatic Arthritis: XELJANZ in combination with conventional synthetic DMARDs is indicated for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis in adult patients who have had an inadequate response to a prior DMARD therapy.,Ulcerative Colitis: XELJANZ is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) who have had an inadequate response, lost response, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a biological therapy.,Psoriatic Arthritis: XELJANZ in combination with conventional synthetic DMARDs is indicated for the treatment of active psoriatic arthritis in adult patients who have had an inadequate response to a prior DMARD therapy.,Ulcerative Colitis XELJANZ is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) who have had an inadequate response, lost response, or were intolerant to either conventional therapy or a biological therapy.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White, round, film-coated tablet debossed with 'Pfizer' on one side and 'JKI 5' on the other side.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient tofacitinib

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.

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