Xeljanz Approval History
- FDA approved: Yes (First approved November 6th, 2012)
- Brand name: Xeljanz
- Generic name: tofacitinib
- Dosage form: Tablets
- Company: Pfizer Inc.
- Treatment for: Rheumatoid Arthritis
Xeljanz (tofacitinib) is an oral Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis.
Development History and FDA Approval Process for Xeljanz
Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.