Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Jakafi


Ruxolitinib is used to treat intermediate or high-risk myelofibrosis, including primary myelofibrosis, post-polycythemia vera myelofibrosis and post-essential thrombocythemia myelofibrosis. Myelofibrosis is a life-threatening bone marrow problem which is manifested by the following symptoms: enlarged spleen (splenomegaly), severe itching, fever, night sweats, weight loss, bone pain, or unusual tiredness or weakness. This medicine is also used to treat polycythemia vera in patients who have had received hydroxyurea without success.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet