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XELJANZ* is used to treat adults with active psoriatic arthritis when 1 or more TNF blocker medicines have been used, and did not work well or cannot be tolerated.

*Taken with a nonbiologic DMARD like methotrexate.

XELJANZ is a pill, not an injection or infusion
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Results From PsA Clinical Trials Prove XELJANZ Can:

Help reduce joint pain
Help reduce joint swelling
Help improve physical function

In some PsA patients, XELJANZ can help improve skin symptoms

Not approved for plaque psoriasis.

In some patients, XELJANZ can reduce joint pain and swelling of active psoriatic arthritis in as early as 2 weeks§

§For others it could take up to three months or longer. Individual results may vary.

Adult patients with active PsA were evaluated in clinical trials. Patients in the clinical studies were taking background medicines such as methotrexate. One study evaluated patients when another medicine such as methotrexate did not work well or could not be tolerated. A second study evaluated patients when medicines called TNF blockers did not work well or could not be tolerated. XELJANZ is approved for use in patients when TNF blockers did not work well or could not be tolerated.

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XELJANZ is a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor that helps regulate an overactive immune system. It helps disrupt JAK pathways from inside the cells, which are believed to play a role in inflammation.

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These images of potential disease symptoms are for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to be fully anatomically accurate.

Working With Your Doctor

If your current treatment isn't working well enough to manage your psoriatic arthritis symptoms, it's important to have an open and honest discussion with your doctor. Every appointment is an opportunity to improve the dialogue with your doctor and discuss how to manage your active psoriatic arthritis. Ready to make an appointment? Find A Healthcare Provider near you.


Before your next appointment, get ready for the conversation by reflecting on your current treatment plan and tracking your recent symptoms. The information could be helpful in finding a treatment plan that may work best for you.


It may help make it easier to talk about if you write down any questions or concerns you may have ahead of your appointment to give your doctor a complete picture of your situation.


Communicate your treatment goals with your healthcare team. Help them understand your hopes, fears, and expectations. This conversation will be useful in getting everyone on the same page.

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Easy-To-Open Bottle

The easy-to-open XELJANZ bottle cap has received an Arthritis Foundation Ease-of-Use Certification.

The Arthritis Foundation's Ease of Use Certification recognizes products and packaging, such as the XELJANZ bottle cap, tested and proven to make life
easier for people living with arthritis, chronic pain and functional limitations.

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