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Is the Xeljanz (Tofacitinib) copay assistance program free?

Yes! Our Xeljanz (Tofacitinib) copay assistance program is 100% free for everyone. We will never charge any fees for helping you lower the cost of your copays. Fill out the form on this page to get started.

How can I access financial or copay assistance for Xeljanz?

Xeljanz (Tofacitinib) can be expensive, and many patients seek financial assistance. There are patient assistance programs and co-pay cards to help reduce the cost of the medication, but often these programs can be hard to identify and navigate, making affordable copays seemingly impossible.

This is where QuickRx comes in. Our dedicated team will take care of all the hard parts for you. All you need to do to get started is fill out the form on this page or give us a call at (347) 691-3494

What are the potential side effects of Xeljanz (Tofacitinib)?
  1. Common Side Effects:
    • Patients may experience mild to moderate side effects while taking Xeljanz. These can include headache, upper respiratory tract infections, and diarrhea. We’ll explain why these occur and how to manage them.
  2. Serious Infections:
    • Xeljanz can increase the risk of serious infections, including tuberculosis (TB) and fungal infections. We’ll discuss the signs of infection to watch for and when to seek immediate medical attention.
  3. Risk of Cancer:
    • There have been reports of an increased risk of certain cancers, such as lymphoma, while using Xeljanz. We’ll delve into the data and discuss how patients and doctors can monitor for this risk.
  4. Gastrointestinal Perforations:
    • Although rare, Xeljanz has been associated with gastrointestinal perforations. We’ll explain what this means, the symptoms to be aware of, and the importance of prompt medical attention.
  5. Liver Problems:
    • Some patients using Xeljanz have experienced liver problems, including abnormal liver function tests. We’ll outline the symptoms of potential liver issues and the need for regular monitoring.
  6. Blood Clots:
    • Blood clots in veins (deep vein thrombosis) and arteries (arterial thrombosis) have been reported with Xeljanz. We’ll discuss the risk factors and signs to watch for.
  7. Elevated Blood Pressure:
    • Xeljanz may lead to increased blood pressure. We’ll explain why this occurs and the importance of monitoring blood pressure regularly during treatment.
  8. Changes in Blood Cell Counts:
    • Xeljanz can affect blood cell counts, leading to anemia, low white blood cell counts, and low platelet counts. We’ll explore the implications of these changes and how they are managed.
How does Xeljanz work?

Xeljanz works by blocking certain enzymes in the body that are involved in the inflammation process.

How long does it take for Xeljanz to start working?

Xeljanz may start working within a few weeks, but it can take up to 3 months to see the full effects.

Are there any drug interactions with Xeljanz (Tofacitinib)?
  1. Biological Agents:
    • Some biologic agents used to treat autoimmune conditions may have interactions with Xeljanz.
  2. Immunosuppressive Drugs:
    • Xeljanz itself is an immunosuppressive medication. Combining it with other immunosuppressive drugs may increase the risk of infections.
  3. Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Drugs:
    • Patients taking anticoagulants (blood thinners) or antiplatelet drugs should be cautious when using Xeljanz, as it can increase the risk of bleeding.
  4. Live Vaccines:
    • Patients on Xeljanz should avoid live vaccines, as the medication can weaken the immune system’s response to them. We’ll explain which vaccines to avoid and alternative vaccination strategies.
  5. Cytochrome P450 Interactions:
    • Xeljanz is metabolized by cytochrome P450 enzymes, which may lead to interactions with other drugs that affect these enzymes.
  6. Grapefruit and Grapefruit Juice:
    • Surprisingly, grapefruit and grapefruit juice can interact with Xeljanz, affecting its absorption. We’ll provide guidance on this unexpected interaction.
  7. Communication with Healthcare Providers:
    • Effective communication with healthcare providers is vital to identify and manage potential drug interactions. QuickRx always has your back when it comes to drug interactions. The best thing you can do for your safety is to keep all of your prescriptions at the same pharmacy.
What should I do if I miss a dose of Xeljanz?

If you miss a dose of Xeljanz, take it as soon as you remember. If it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the regular time.

What happens if I overdose on xeljanz?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line immediately at 1-800-222-1222.