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 and active psoriatic arthritis in patients who have taken other medicines (eg, methotrexate) that did not work well.

Tofacitinib tablet is also used to treat moderate to severely active ulcerative colitis.

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