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Scientific Name: Tofacitinib
Brand Name: Xeljanz
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease characterized by a dysregulation of pro-inflammatory cytokines including IL7, IL15, IL21, IL6, IFN-alpha, and IFN-beta. (3) Cytokines signalling results in tissue inflammation and joint damage by stimulating the recruitment and activation of immune cells via the janus kinase signalling pathway.
Description of the Drug: Tofacitinib is a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor used to treat rheumatic conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, and ulcerative colitis.
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Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from