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Anyone tried Ruxolitinib?

Started Dec 27, 2019 0 Replies

I have tried Xeljanz and was a non responder even at higher doses. My doctor has suggested I try Ruxolitinib if he can get it approved by insurance. Has anyone tried it and had success?Thanks   MarkContinue

Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rich38 on Friday. 52 Replies

I have been on Xeljanz for over 2 years. I started at 5MG twice a day and then went to 10 MG twice a day. Aside from some improvement in fingernails and a little body hair (none on the head) Xeljanz…Continue

Xeljanz and appetite increase

Started Feb 5, 2019 0 Replies

I am giving Xeljanz another try at a higher dose of 20 MG and have noticed I am always hungry, anyone else experience this? Not a good thing at all as I am trying to lose a few pounds.Continue

Signs Xeljanz is working?

Started Dec 2, 2018 0 Replies

 Someone posted something on another topic but I think the topic is worth its own thread. I think this thread could help a lot of people in the early stages of taking Xeljanz.Was it vellus hairs on…Continue

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Rich38 replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
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magmck replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Thank you x"
Thursday
Anna replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Oral Jakavi 25 mg BID (ruxolitinib)."
Feb 9
Anisha replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"That is so true. It took me nearly 6 months on 20 mg. a day before I started to see results. Take it for at least 6 months before giving up on it"
Feb 9
Anisha replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Oral Xeljanz has been a life saver.. What has worked for you?"
Feb 9
Anna replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Fingers crossed for you magmck. It took 8 months for me to get a decent response on ruxolitinib, so please make sure to give it enough time! Dr. King told me that a good 20% of alopecians do not start to respond to JAK inhibitors until 6 months into…"
Feb 9
magmck replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Hi Anna.  Just read ruxolitinib.   I’ll try xeljanz for bit longer then maybe consider barcitinib if no response.  Thank God for being able to access Bangladeshi pharmacology "
Feb 8
magmck replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Hi Anna  i started oral xeljanz  now on 20 mg Beacon so not full strength. I have very light vellus on my scalp. And some eyebrows and eyelashes.  Don’t know which way it will go but I’ll continue to take it.  Where…"
Feb 8
Anna replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Hi there - I also have kids and sometimes wonder if they will end up with AA (or AU like me) - but then I think, as you do, that if that happens the medical community will have made great strides and they might not have to suffer as we have. I tried…"
Feb 8
magmck replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Hi. Anna.   It’s such an interesting/ exciting time. I can remember when I lost my hair I googled alopecia and  a nothing came up it.  It’s been so heartening to see the explosion of treatment especially when you have kids…"
Feb 7
Anna replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Only did 60 (30 BID) for one month as an induction attempt."
Feb 5
magmck replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Hi Anna.  Mum surprised your dermatologist agreed to such high levels of tofacitinib?"
Feb 5
magmck replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Hi thanks for your advice .  I do have some faint but there eyelash/ eyebrow growth and some vellus on my head after using 20 mg generic xeljanz for around 4 months and will start  minoxidil on the vellus  i have a dermatologist i…"
Feb 4
Anna replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"So sorry I only saw this now - I have been AU for three years. One of my doctors (Bordone in NYC) says that ruxolitinib (Jakavi) is way better at growing hair than Xeljanz, so for those who do not reposnd to Xeljanz, I highly recommend trying to get…"
Feb 4
Anna replied to mtran2000's discussion Quitting Xeljanz due to ineffectiveness
"Hi all - wanted to jump in here as I too did not respond to Xeljanz AT ALL, even after 11 months of dosages up to 60 mg. Nothing. Not one single vellus hair. I am so happy to be able to to tell you that after 9 months on ruxolitinib (Jakavi) I have…"
Feb 4
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At 1:37am on January 18, 2017, Dr. Hina said…
Hello , Good to hear from you. I would like to know in details how alopecia developed for analysing your case. And scalp pictures too . Will explain you everything in details once I receive the above information. Till then take care and relax ......most of the types of alopecia are treatable ,believe me.
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Thank you for your friend request. You never answered my questions about starting Xeljanz.
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