Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Xeljanz


Tofacitinib is used alone or together with other medicines (eg, DMARDs) to treat moderate to severely active rheumatoid arthritis, active psoriatic arthritis, and ulcerative colitis in patients who have taken other medicines (eg, methotrexate) that did not work well.

Tofacitinib is a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor that works on the immune system.

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

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Extended Release