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Ruxolitinib Coupon - Ruxolitinib 10mg tablet
Ruxolitinib
Specialty Drug

Jakafi

RUXOLITINIB is a medicine that targets proteins in cells and stops them from growing. It is used to treat myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera. Compare kinase inhibitors.
Ruxolitinib Coupon - Ruxolitinib 10mg tablet
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Ruxolitinib Side Effects

What should I watch for?

You may need blood work done while you are taking this medicine.

Call your doctor or health care professional for advice if you get a fever, chills or sore throat, or other symptoms of a cold or flu. Do not treat yourself. This drug decreases your body's ability to fight infections. Try to avoid being around people who are sick.

This medicine may increase your risk to bruise or bleed. Call your doctor or health care professional if you notice any unusual bleeding.

In some patients, this medicine may cause a serious brain infection that may cause death. If you have any problems seeing, thinking, speaking, walking, or standing, tell your doctor right away. If you cannot reach your doctor, urgently seek other source of medical care.

Talk to your doctor about your risk of cancer. You may be more at risk for certain types of cancers if you take this medicine.

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Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Black, tarry stools

bladder pain

bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stools

bruising

chills

cloudy urine

collection of blood under the skin

cough

deep, dark purple bruise

difficult, burning, or painful urination

fever

frequent urge to urinate

itching, pain, redness, or swelling

large, flat, blue or purplish patches in the skin

lower back or side pain

painful or difficult urination

pale skin

pinpoint red spots on the skin

pus in the urine

shortness of breath

small, red or purple spots on the skin

sore throat

troubled breathing with exertion

ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common

Painful blisters on the trunk of the body

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Bloated or full feeling

dizziness or lightheadedness

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

headache

passing gas

sensation of spinning

weight gain

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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