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What are the new drugs for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA)?

How long does Xeljanz take to work?

Does Xeljanz cause weight gain?

Why is weight loss while taking Xeljanz a concern? Does body weight affect the dose of Xeljanz?

Does Xeljanz cause hair loss?

What is Xeljanz used for and is it a biologic?

Does Xeljanz cause high blood pressure?

Who has developed some kind of cancer while on Xeljanz?

Who has developed some kind of cancer while on Xeljanz? And how long were you on it before the cancer diagnosis? Long term RA here-39 years. Trying to avoid medicines like this which have "cancer" as a side effect.

I just started Xeljanz XR. What time of day do you take it?

I started taking it late afternoon and worked to evening, but the side effect of insomnia and inability to get comfortable are extreme. Would it help to take it in the morning? I don’t want to go through the several day process of moving to the morning if others have tried it and seen no... read more

For those on Xeljanz, how has it compared to use of other DMARDs and Biologics?

I have previously been on Methotrexate (with relative success but terrible nausea and hair loss), leflunomide (with no success), and Humira (with limited success but hair loss and anxiety over the injection recoil). I'm wondering how Xeljanz has compared with other drugs, specifically... read more

How long does it take for the effects of Xeljanz XR to relieve RA pain?

I've been on this medication for a month now and my RA pain is worse since my doctor decided to take me off Plaquenil. My flares have increased, the joint pain and swelling are constant and I have very little desire to do anything. I've made adjustments to my work schedule and that is... read more

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