What is XELJANZ/XELJANZ XR?

Track Your RA Symptoms

The only way to know if XELJANZ or XELJANZ XR could be an option for you is to talk with your healthcare provider about how well your current treatment is working. That conversation will be important in finding out whether XELJANZ could be your next step to help relieve your moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms.

In 3 simple steps, we’ll help you prepare for a more productive conversation with your healthcare provider about how your RA symptoms may be impacting your life.

Questions For Your Doctor

For your next appointment, print these questions to help you and your healthcare provider talk about the risks and benefits of treatment with XELJANZ/XELJANZ XR for your moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

  • I have heard that XELJANZ XR is an Unjection, one of a number of oral treatment options that is not an injection or infusion. Could it be an option for me?
  • What other important information do I need to know about XELJANZ XR?
  • If some XELJANZ XR patients felt an improvement in RA symptoms at 3 months, do you think I could experience similar results?
  • XELJANZ XR can help stop further joint damage. Why is this important?
  • What side effects might I see with XELJANZ/XELJANZ XR?
  • If you prescribe XELJANZ XR for me, will I be able to stop taking methotrexate?
  • What should I do if I forget to take any of my pills?

Real Patient Stories

If you’re considering XELJANZ or once-daily XELJANZ XR, a great way to learn about the possible treatment experience is through the actual people who take XELJANZ or XELJANZ XR. We reached out to the following three real XELJANZ patients and asked them to share their stories.* Keep in mind, RA affects everybody differently and your results may vary.

Meet Alison

As Alison’s moderate to severe RA progressed, she tried methotrexate and other medications—then she found XELJANZ.

Meet Lisa

When moderate to severe RA started to affect how Lisa cared for her family, she knew she had to find a way to manage it.

Meet David

When David was diagnosed, he was worried his symptoms would get worse if he couldn't find a treatment to manage his moderate to severe RA.

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