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Richard
Some physicians say that Xeljanz may cause stomach ulcers. My wife developed ulcers and some of her doctors say it was caused by Xeljanz; other say not.

Judy
Drug and antib
If I need an antibiotic should I stop the medication? I know I had to stop Rheumicade
March 30, 2015
Sorry, I am taking Xeljans

Having been suicidal over my alopecia...
" Tofacitinib Citrate The Cure To Alopecia http://guardianlv.com/2014/06/baldness-cure-discovered/ Having been suicidal over my alopecia this is life changi... "

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In both cases, the PPP returned. Once I restarted Xeljanz...
" ...gone. I had to stop Xeljanz twice due to liver enzyme issues (caused by another drug I was on). In both cases, the PPP returned. Once I restarted Xeljanz, it clear... "

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first week of taking the Xeljanz. The fatigue is a killer...
" ...Lupus & Sjogren's Syndrome. Joint pain stopped after the first week of taking the Xeljanz. The fatigue is a killer ...three of these. Had more energy right away w... "

been on a Xeljanz medical study for Psoriasis for 3 years...
" ...Xeljanz medical study for Psoriasis for 3 years now and within 1 month 99% of my Psoriasis was gone. I tolerate the drug well...no side effects except for a 20% rise in cholesterol... "

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have been taking XelJanz for several months. My inflamation...
" I have been taking XelJanz for several months. My inflamation markers on the last Vectra test showed higher levels than ever. The side effects are a huge concern to most Drs. Europe banned it... "

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are horrible (diarrhea, headaches,depression, sore throat...
" ...My DR recently put me on Xeljanz I'm not sure yet I feel a little better but the side affects are horrible (diarrhea, headaches,depression, sore throat) just to start ...the medication. Going ba... "

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www.webmd.com
are horrible (diarrhea, headaches,depression, sore throat...
" ...DR recently put me on Xeljanz I'm not sure yet I feel a little better but the side affects are horrible (diarrhea, headaches,depression, sore throat) just to ...the medication. Going back to RA ... "

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www.webmd.com
started Xeljanz 1 week ago and right away gave me relief...
" ...kept me in remission except for once or twice flare a year. June of 2013 flares and stiffness increased, started Xeljanz 1 week ago and right away gave me relief. day 8 had some stiffness, but... "

Patient concerns with Xeljanz

We found 928 discussions
Richard
Some physicians say that Xeljanz may cause stomach ulcers. My wife developed ulcers and some of her doctors say it was caused by Xeljanz; other say not.

Judy
Drug and antib
If I need an antibiotic should I stop the medication? I know I had to stop Rheumicade
March 30, 2015
Sorry, I am taking Xeljans

Having been suicidal over my alopecia...
" Tofacitinib Citrate The Cure To Alopecia http://guardianlv.com/2014/06/baldness-cure-discovered/ Having been suicidal over my alopecia this is life changi... "

Post from
www.inspire.com
In both cases, the PPP returned. Once I restarted Xeljanz...
" ...gone. I had to stop Xeljanz twice due to liver enzyme issues (caused by another drug I was on). In both cases, the PPP returned. Once I restarted Xeljanz, it clear... "

Post from
www.webmd.com
first week of taking the Xeljanz. The fatigue is a killer...
" ...Lupus & Sjogren's Syndrome. Joint pain stopped after the first week of taking the Xeljanz. The fatigue is a killer ...three of these. Had more energy right away w... "

been on a Xeljanz medical study for Psoriasis for 3 years...
" ...Xeljanz medical study for Psoriasis for 3 years now and within 1 month 99% of my Psoriasis was gone. I tolerate the drug well...no side effects except for a 20% rise in cholesterol... "

Post from
www.mdjunction.com
have been taking XelJanz for several months. My inflamation...
" I have been taking XelJanz for several months. My inflamation markers on the last Vectra test showed higher levels than ever. The side effects are a huge concern to most Drs. Europe banned it... "

Post from
www.webmd.com
are horrible (diarrhea, headaches,depression, sore throat...
" ...My DR recently put me on Xeljanz I'm not sure yet I feel a little better but the side affects are horrible (diarrhea, headaches,depression, sore throat) just to start ...the medication. Going ba... "

Post from
www.webmd.com
are horrible (diarrhea, headaches,depression, sore throat...
" ...DR recently put me on Xeljanz I'm not sure yet I feel a little better but the side affects are horrible (diarrhea, headaches,depression, sore throat) just to ...the medication. Going back to RA ... "

Post from
www.webmd.com
started Xeljanz 1 week ago and right away gave me relief...
" ...kept me in remission except for once or twice flare a year. June of 2013 flares and stiffness increased, started Xeljanz 1 week ago and right away gave me relief. day 8 had some stiffness, but... "

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