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Scientific Name: Baricitinib
Brand Name: Olumiant
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action As members of the tyrosine kinase family, Janus kinases (JAKs) are intracellular enzymes that modulate signals from cytokines and growth factor receptors involved in hematopoiesis, inflammation, and immune cell function. Upon binding of extracellular cytokines and growth factors, JAKs phosphorylate and activate Signal Transducers and Activators of Transcription (STATs) . STATs modulate intracellular activity, including gene transcription of inflammatory mediators that promote an autoimmune response,
Description of the Drug: Baricitinib is a Janus kinase inhibitor used to treat moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis that has responded poorly to at least one TNF antagonist.
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Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from