Xeljanz is used to treat RA and in some cases alopecia
XELJANZ/XELJANZ XR is used to treat adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis in which methotrexate did not work well. Xeljanz is used experimentally for alopecia
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
What is the most important information I should know about XELJANZ may cause serious side effects, including
XELJANZ/XELJANZ XR can lower the ability of your immune system to fight infections. Some people can have serious infections while taking XELJANZ/XELJANZ XR, including tuberculosis (TB), and infections caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses that can spread throughout the body. Some people have died from these infections.
Your healthcare provider should test you for TB before starting XELJANZ/XELJANZ XR, and monitor you closely for signs and symptoms of TB infection during treatment.
You should not start taking XELJANZ/XELJANZ XR if you have any kind of infection unless your healthcare provider tells you it is okay. You may be at a higher risk of developing shingles.
Rheumatoid Arthritis, and off-label used for alopecia
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