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Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib):


High Cholesterol (Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Sitosterolemia)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

tofacitinib - hyperlipidemia

Hyperlipidemia has been observed in patients receiving tofacitinib. Patients with preexisting hyperlipidemia may require close monitoring during therapy, and adjustments made accordingly in their lipid-lowering regimen. Tofacitinib therapy should be administered with caution in these patients.

Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib) drug Interactions

There are 412 drug interactions with Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib)

Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib) disease Interactions

There are 11 disease interactions with Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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Further information

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